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Too Much Sleep Could Signal Dementia

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2017 03:31 PM
by Alex Muller
More than nine hours a night might spell trouble for the elderly, say medical school researchers.
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+14

In 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence

Posted in Medicine on 24th May, 2017 03:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists announced on Monday that they had identified 52 genes linked to intelligence in nearly 80,000 people.
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+27

Dementia-related brain changes observed before memory or thinking problems are noticeable

Posted in Medicine on 22nd May, 2017 03:03 PM
by Alex Muller
A potential brain imaging predictor for dementia.
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+43

Lab-grown stem cells could replace blood donations

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2017 07:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancer patients could someday sidestep waiting for bone marrow transplants.
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+39

A Bioengineered 'Pancreas' Has Ended One Diabetic's Need For Insulin

Posted in Medicine on 19th May, 2017 02:58 PM
by Alex Muller
For an entire year - and counting.
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+38

Limitless blood supplies are 'tantalisingly close' to becoming reality, reveal scientists

Posted in Medicine on 18th May, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers turn adult cells into stem cells that can then create any kind of blood cell, including immune system ones.
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+42

Researchers Are Using Stem Cell Tech to End Neurological Disorders

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have constructed a laboratory model for a unique neurological disorder by transforming patients' own cells using stem cell technology.
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+43

ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human brain.
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+37

Stanford system keeps drug levels in the Goldilocks zone

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
A biosensor forms part of a new system that can monitor the amount of a given drug in a patient's bloodstream in real time, and adjust the dosage as required.
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+26

Clinical Review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in magic mushrooms.
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+45

Vivid Vision raises $2.2 million to build VR tools to treat lazy eye

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Startup Vivid Vision said today it has raised $2.2 million in a seed round to build VR tools that could be used to treat eye problems known as lazy eye.
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+28

'Heart attack risk' for common painkillers

Posted in Medicine on 11th May, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
A fresh study suggests there may be a link between taking high doses of common anti-inflammatory painkillers - such as ibuprofen - and heart attacks.
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+32

Cannabis extract could reverse brain's decline in old age

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2017 01:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Regular low doses of THC dramatically boosted memory and learning in older mice, say scientists, who plan a clinical trial in humans later this year.
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+34

For the First Time Ever, a Robot Performed an Operation Inside a Human Eye

Posted in Medicine on 9th May, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have presented the results of a study using remotely operated robots to perform eye operations.
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+23

Software firms are actively seeking 'neurodiverse' employees

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2017 05:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Everyone’s brain operates differently, and these companies hope to leverage the strengths in those differences to improve the software development process.
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+28

Soft artificial retina might make for smoother eye implants

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2017 12:29 AM
by Alex Muller
A number of devices under development that promise to restore vision by stimulating optical neurons at the back of the eye.
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+37
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