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New long-distance wireless networking developed at UC Berkeley brings eye care to India

Berkeley -- Thousands of residents of rural villages in India are receiving quality eye care thanks to a collaborative effort between an Indian hospital network and the researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Intel Corporation who have developed a new technology for low-cost rural connectivity.... This new technology, based on "Wi-Fi" wireless networks, allows eye specialis...

UC Berkeley team helps win approval for life-saving drug for African women

Berkeley When a shipment of round, white tablets of the generic drug misoprostol lands in Nigeria this week, that country will become the first ever to allow distribution of this effective, inexpensive and stable drug to prevent and treat post-partum hemorrhage, the devastating bleeding experienced by thousands of women after childbirth.... Backed by technical assistance from a team of research...

UC Berkeley study finds in utero arsenic exposure tied to lung disease and cancer in adults

Berkeley -- Children who are exposed to high levels of arsenic in their drinking water are seven to 12 times more likely to die of lung cancer and other lung diseases in young adulthood, a new study by University of California, Berkeley, and Chilean researchers suggests. ... The risk of dying due to bronchiectasis, usually a rare lung disease, is 46 times higher than normal if the child's mother...
(Date:10/30/2014)... developed a suite of technologies that can be used ... applications in everything from search and rescue to service ... platform for computer-mediated communication between humans and dogs that ... behavioral signals and sending them clear and unambiguous cues ... of computer science at NC State and co-lead author ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... In the largest study of its kind to date, ... genes that heighten the risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, ... York City, Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard ... DNA samples from affected children, parents and unrelated people. ... to contribute to the risk for autism spectrum disorder ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... number of chemicals from household and industrial products are ... bodies. But for most of them, scientists have yet ... taken the first step toward doing that by estimating ... new method is published in the ACS journal ... and colleagues note that the risks to human health ...
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