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New cancer treatment targets sick cells only

Posted in Medicine on 29th May, 2016 01:27 PM
by AlexMuller
During in vitro tests, the nanoparticles killed around 70 percent of prostate tumor cells while only 10 percent of healthy cells of the same lineage were hit.
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MRI scans prove schizophrenic brains attempt self-repair

Posted in Medicine on 29th May, 2016 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
The findings point the way to the development of targeted treatments that potentially could better address some of the core pathology in schizophrenia"
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A Simple Test Could Predict Whether a Comatose Patient Will Ever Wake Up

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2016 09:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Overall, the cerebral metabolic rate accounted for the imminent return of awareness in 94 per cent of patients.
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Dead Brain Cells May Inhibit Function In Neurodegenerative Disease

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2016 08:05 PM
by AlexMuller
A study claims that in neurodegenerative diseases, the brain's cleaning process is impaired.
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Common infections might be causing Alzheimer’s disease

Posted in Medicine on 27th May, 2016 02:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Proteins in the brain leftover from fighting off common infections clump together and create the plaque that is ubiquitously found in Alzheimer’s patients.
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+33

Wound-plugging XStat syringe saves its first life on the battlefield

Posted in Medicine on 26th May, 2016 12:40 PM
by AlexMuller
With the capacity to stem severe bleeding within around 20 seconds, the XStat sponge-filled syringe could be a real game-changer when it comes to medical care.
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Sensor detects signs of cancer, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 24th May, 2016 11:37 AM
by AlexMuller
The biosensor is able to detect molecules linked to various cancers and neurological diseases for rapid diagnosis.
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Gene helps prevent heart attack, stroke; may also block some effects of aging

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2016 12:04 PM
by AlexMuller
'Finding a way to reactivate this pathway may have profound implications for health and aging.'
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+41

BioViva Plans an Age Reversal Clinic in Fiji: An unusual project with many unanswered questions

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2016 11:43 AM
by AlexMuller
Thwarted stateside by the FDA, US anti-aging pioneers are heading to the South Pacific.
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Almost half of all heart attacks are 'silent'

Posted in Medicine on 22nd May, 2016 11:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Signs of a silent heart attack can include unexplained fatigue and discomfort in the jaw, upper back or arms. Pain can even be mistaken for indigestion.
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Wrist sensor tracks blood alcohol content in real time

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2016 11:00 AM
by AlexMuller
The Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Challenge was designed to create an easily wearable monitor for alcohol research studies, or personal use to monitor drinking.
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Bionic eye restores man’s vision after being blind for 40 years

Posted in Medicine on 19th May, 2016 12:11 PM
by AlexMuller
The rare procedure gained FDA approval in the United States only recently, and there are just a handful of doctors capable of performing the complex surgery.
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Rapid finger-prick test to tackle tuberculosis

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2016 10:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Over 95 percent of these deaths occur in developing countries, which is exacerbated by difficulties in diagnosing the disease based on signs and symptoms.
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Lab-grown blood vessels appear a safe alternative to synthetic implants

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2016 03:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Bioengineered vessels proving more durable and just as safe as commonly used synthetic grafts when implanted into patients.
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+43

Clinical Trial Will Attempt to Bring Braindead Humans Back to Life

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2016 03:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A health watchdog organization has approved a new trial that will attempt to revive technically dead humans using their own stem cells.
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Cells carry 'memory' of injury, which could reveal why chronic pain persists

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2016 03:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Seemingly innocuous injuries leave molecular 'footprints' which add up to lasting damage, and ultimately chronic pain.
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