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Idx raises $33 million for AI that detects eye disease and other conditions

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2018 11:09 AM
by Alex Muller
One particularly powerful application for AI is in health care, where we’re already seeing early signs of its potential.
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University of Florida’s AI finds early lung cancer with 97% sensitivity

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2018 11:07 AM
by Alex Muller
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women worldwide, according to the American Cancer Society.
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Enzyme to help smokers quit by eliminating nicotine in the blood before it reaches the brain

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2018 05:52 PM
by Alex Muller
A new treatment for smoking cessation is ready to move into the first stages of human trials to test safety and efficacy.
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Anti-aging treatment against senescent cells

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2018 08:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is developing treatments to eliminating senescent cells, which are a fundamental mechanism of aging.
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DARPA high-resolution neural interfaces

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3).
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Mice given dasatinib-quercitin lived 36% longer and in better health

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2018 01:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Mayo Clinic anti-aging researcher James Kirkland published about a drug combination that can slow and reverse senescent cells in mice.
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MDMA could help autistic people with their social anxiety, according to a new study

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Oct, 2018 01:39 AM
by Alex Muller
A small new study has shown how MDMA could help reduce social anxiety in people with autism.
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Sight Diagnostics uses computer vision to analyze blood samples

Posted in Medicine on 28th Sep, 2018 08:06 AM
by Alex Muller
Sight says it can conduct 'lab-grade' complete blood count (CBC) tests — tests that probe for a range of disorders.
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Mediterranean diet 'may help prevent depression'

Posted in Medicine on 26th Sep, 2018 06:44 PM
by Alex Muller
An expert in metabolic medicine says more rigorous, targeted trials are needed to confirm evidence of the potential link.
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People Are Zapping Their Brains to Boost Creativity. Experts Have Concerns

Posted in Medicine on 26th Sep, 2018 01:12 AM
by Alex Muller
There's a gadget that some say can help alleviate depression and enhance creativity.
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Anti-ageing drugs are coming, experts expain

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2018 04:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Growing old is the primary risk factor for multiple chronic and life threatening conditions such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.
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New Technique Heals Wounds With Reprogrammed Skin Cells

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2018 08:59 PM
by Alex Muller
A new technique to directly convert the cells naturally present in an open wound into new skin cells by reprogramming the wounded cells to a stem-cell-like state.
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Experimental new app lets iPhones monitor blood pressure

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2018 07:59 PM
by Alex Muller
They've created an app that does the job using nothing but an unadorned iPhone.
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Neural network can detect depression in everyday conversation

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2018 07:56 PM
by Alex Muller
'The first hints we have that a person is happy, excited, sad, or has some cognitive condition, such as depression, is through speech'
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Molecule developed that helps target T-cells to fight brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 8th Sep, 2018 10:15 AM
by Alex Muller
T-Cell immunotherapy is a multi-billion dollar success. Companies are genetically engineering an individual’s own immune cells to attack cancer.
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Methuselah Foundation thinks Longevity Escape Velocity could be here by 2030

Posted in Medicine on 8th Sep, 2018 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
We are seeing the first glimmers of this already.
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