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Gene Therapy produces Dopamine in the Brain as path to Parkinsons treatment

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Aug, 2016 05:13 PM
by AlexMuller
The Massachusetts company, is testing the idea in Parkinson’s patients who’ve agreed to undergo brain surgery and an injection of new DNA.
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Decoy drug could prevent cancer's spread

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Aug, 2016 04:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Creating a molecular snapshot of the way proteins interact could help development of new cancer drugs.
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First 'gold-standard' trial of ketamine's anti-depressant effects launched

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2016 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Clinical trial in Australia and New Zealand will compare response to multiple doses of the drug with placebo.
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Zika infection may affect adult brain cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2016 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Populations of cells that serve to replace lost or damaged neurons throughout adulthood, and are also thought to be critical to learning and memory.
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Mayo Clinic, collaborators working to advance aging research via clinical trials

Posted in Medicine on 19th Aug, 2016 08:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Aging is the largest risk factor for most chronic diseases, and elderly care accounts for about 1 trillion USD a year in the US.
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Neuroprosthesis to mimic, repair and improve cognition

Posted in Medicine on 19th Aug, 2016 03:13 AM
by AlexMuller
The broad target market includes people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, as well as those who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury.
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Parkinson's could potentially be detected by an eye test

Posted in Medicine on 19th Aug, 2016 02:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers may have discovered a method of detecting changes in the eye which could identify Parkinson's disease before its symptoms develop.
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Schizophrenia emerged after humans diverged from Neanderthals

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2016 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
Schizophrenia poses an evolutionary enigma. The disorder has persisted throughout recorded history.
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Super-resolution 3D microscopy images cells in unprecedented detail

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2016 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
An advance that could reveal biological phenomena never before seen and bring new medical insights.
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Brain-robot training triggers improvement in paralysis

Posted in Medicine on 14th Aug, 2016 05:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers believe the treatment is reawakening the brain's control over surviving nerves in the spine.
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Pain reliever eliminates Alzheimer's symptoms, in mice

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2016 06:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, commonly used to relieve pain.
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Mental health crisis in the UK

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016 06:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Depression was the most common mental illness experienced.
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Economist magazine looks at possibility of imminent life extension successes

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016 04:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Diseases compete to kill people with age. Increasing longevity beyond 95 would require a new approach.
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5 Ways Futuristic Technology is Helping Eye Care

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2016 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
Amazing breakthroughs in vision technology are bringing the futuristic promise of bringing sight to the blind a reality.
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+42

Study reveals new measure of intelligence involving temporal variability of brain areas

Posted in Medicine on 9th Aug, 2016 04:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Results could be applied to building advanced deep neural networks and treating mental-health patients.
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Cancer gene tests 'reveal family link'

Posted in Medicine on 7th Aug, 2016 01:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have discovered why some families are affected by many different types of cancer, thanks to genetic testing.
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