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Digital pill to track medication adherence is coming

By Associated Press  |  November 14, 2017

U.S. regulators approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns.

Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital

Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 07, 2017

Sanford Health added to its growing international portfolio by acquiring a minority stake in Isar Klinikum, a hospital based in Munich. Sanford plans to work intimately with the German hospital on stem cell therapy.

Beyond tequila: Blue agave offers medical promise

Beyond tequila: Blue agave offers medical promise

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 04, 2017

The blue agave plant is already being investigated as the source of treatments for osteoporosis and lowering blood glucose, and now is being used as the raw material in a bio-skin to treat second-and third-degree burns.

New toothpaste looks beyond fluoride

New toothpaste looks beyond fluoride

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 14, 2017

A research team from Queen Mary University of London developed a very fast dissolving "bioactive" glass that can be used in toothpaste or dental fillings to repair decayed teeth.

Partner snoring too loudly? Maybe they need a didgeridoo

Partner snoring too loudly? Maybe they need a didgeridoo

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 23, 2017

Once a year scientists gather in Boston to celebrate the quirky and absurd in science at the Ig Nobel ceremony. This year they awarded a prize to research that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea.

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