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Using Text Messages To Treat Asthma
2013-05-01 08:44:48

Pediatric asthma patients who received a daily text message asking about their symptoms or providing information about the ailment demonstrated improved pulmonary function and a better understanding of their condition within four months, say researchers.

Studying Autism With New Tech Tools
2012-09-26 07:19:54

Scientists from Georgia Tech recently revealed that they have been able to develop new tech tools that can track the relevant behaviors of children, which can be utilized in research on behavioral disorders like autism.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.