Imperial Valley News
First mobile app to share heart rate with a photo empowers consumers to take charge of their personal health management
Los Angeles, California - Heart health goes mobile and social with the release of BioGram, a new mobile app created by the cardiologist experts at the University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing (CBC) along with collaborators at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and private companies AliveCor and Medable. The free app, the first to allow heart rates to be shared with a photo, is available now for download on iTunes.
Davis, California - Veterinary researchers at the University of California, Davis, are teaming up with their colleagues in human medicine to investigate a troubling disorder in newborn horses and are exploring possible connections to childhood autism. The common link, the researchers suggest, may be abnormal levels of naturally occurring neurosteroids.
Stanford, California - Courtside seats at an NBA game are some of the best tickets in all of sports – the game is literally played at your feet. They're also some of the hardest tickets to get, which is why NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and several other executives from the National Basketball Association visited Stanford for a crash course in how they might create similar experiences for fans in virtual reality.
Hollywood, California - A Stanford professor has won an Academy Award for helping put the crunch and devastation into blockbuster movies.
Stanford, California - Doing research wrong costs lives and money. Ten drugs were recently withdrawn from the U.S. market because of life-threatening health effects – eight of these posed greater threats for women.
Stanford, California - The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality issued a new report card today showing that the 50 states are running strikingly different anti-poverty systems.