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Adobe Photoshop Express for the iPad
Posted On: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 13:52 by Beverly Murphy

Photoshop Express lets you choose from a variety of one-touch effects, or simply drag your finger across the screen to crop, rotate, or adjust color. You can add artistic filters like Soft Focus or Sketch. You can undo and redo changes until you get just the look you want—a copy of your original file is always saved.

Top editing features include:


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The First FDA Approved App
Posted On: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 22:01 by Beverly Murphy

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it had approved the first app that doctors can use to view medical images and make diagnoses using an iPhone or iPad.


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NLM Contest: Show Off Your Apps
Posted On: Friday, May 20, 2011 - 12:06 by Beverly Murphy

The NLM Show Off Your Apps: Innovative Uses of NLM Information Challenge is an initiative of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This Challenge is open to individuals, teams of individuals, and organizations (collectively, "Entrants"). The purpose of this contest is to develop innovative software applications to further NLM’s mission of aiding the dissemination and exchange of scientific and other information pertinent to medicine and public health. Eligible software applications must make use of NLM’s vast collection of biomedical data including downloadable data sets, APIs (application programming interfaces), and/or software tools.

For more information and How to Enter the Contest see:...


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Get a Discount on Skyscape Apps
Posted On: Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 16:55 by Beverly Murphy

Skyscape, a company that produces mobile apps for the iPhone, iPad and other smartphones, offers a 25% discount to all Duke students, faculty and staff.

Titles include the 5-Minute Clinical Consult, Harrison's Manual of Medicine, Surgical Recall, Pediatrics Recall, and Pocket Medicine, the MGH Handbook of Internal Medicine, and more.

To qualify for the discount, you must purchase apps through the Duke group page - http://www.skyscape.com/duke

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The Wireless Future of Medicine
Posted On: Wednesday, March 10, 2010 - 09:43 by Beverly Murphy

Eric Topol: The Wireless Future of Medicine (17 min video)

Check out this TED talk on using mobile devices in health care. See some of the technology that can "take individualized medicine to a new height."

Eric Topol says we'll soon use our smartphones to monitor our vital signs and chronic conditions. At TEDMED, he highlights several of the most important wireless devices in medicine's future -- all helping to keep more of us out of hospital beds.

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