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Scientists develop brain scanner in a helmet 10:36am EDT

British scientists have developed a lightweight and highly sensitive brain imaging device that can be worn as a helmet, allowing the patient to move about naturally.

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India allocates $1.5 billion for 'Modicare' health insurance

NEW DELHI India has allocated $1.54 billion for its ambitious health program aimed at providing insurance cover for about half the population, the health minister said on Thursday, labeling it the largest such scheme in the world.

World 7:53am EDT

AbbVie's lung cancer drug data disappoints; shares slump

AbbVie Inc's experimental lung cancer drug data was not effective enough to seek a faster approval, in a setback to the company's efforts to build its cancer drug pipeline and cut dependence on its blockbuster Humira.

11:40am EDT

Patient information might end up in hospital recycling

(Reuters Health) - The move to electronic health records comes amid laws in most places requiring patient personal information to be protected, but it may also be creating a new risk to patient privacy, Canadian researchers say.

11:39am EDT

More preemies developing motor impairments

(Reuters Health) - More than one-third of extremely premature and underweight babies have cerebral palsy or other motor impairments that can make it hard for them to do basic things like ride a bike or use a fork, an Australian study suggests.

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