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Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jan, 2018 08:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.
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Is anxiety a strong early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 08:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The degenerative processes behind Alzheimer's disease have been found to begin 10, or even 20 years before dementia symptoms become evident and the condition is diagnosed.
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+37

Can psychedelic drugs such as magic mushroom 'reconnect' depressed patients with their emotions?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 07:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests psilocybin can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the 'dulling' of emotions linked with antidepressants.
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+35

Bitcoin Could Bankroll MDMA Into the Mainstream as a Therapy Drug

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018 12:18 PM
by Alex Muller
If funding arrives and all goes to plan, it’s expected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will give MDMA-assisted therapy its stamp of approval by 2021.
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Platelet coated stem cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018 12:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Although cardiac stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for heart attack patients, directing the cells to the site of an injury and getting them to stay there remains challenging.
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Microsoft Wants to Diagnose Disease By Building Massive Database of the Human Immune System

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2018 09:37 AM
by Alex Muller
In your immune system is a record of virtually every health threat that you’ve ever encountered.
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Bill Gates sees near term elimination of all infectious disease

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jan, 2018 12:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Many of the so-called neglected diseases that affect a billion people every year aren’t neglected anymore.
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+43

Omron Healthcare shows off wearable blood pressure monitor for your wrist

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jan, 2018 04:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Omron Healthcare is showing off a blood pressure monitor worn as a wristwatch and that can deliver clinically validated accuracy.
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+42

RightEye partners with Tobii on EyeQ vision tests to detect brain injury and Parkinson’s

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:59 AM
by Alex Muller
The EyeQ tests each have specialized parameters, which analyze users for early signs of Parkinson’s disease or symptoms of autism.
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+34

Can Artificial Intelligence Unlock the Mysteries of Tissue Regeneration?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Collaboration between experienced biology companies and good AI firms will make potential breakthroughs possible.
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+38

Magic mushroom might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests that psilocybin therapy helps alleviate treatment-resistant depression.
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+37

Satellites Could Help Forecast the Next Cholera Outbreak

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2018 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Using satellite data and specialized algorithms, one group was able to accurately predict an outbreak weeks in advance.
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Common virus used to help fight incurable brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2018 10:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are optimistic that they may have found a new treatment to help people with incurable brain cancer.
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Artificial intelligence enabled early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jan, 2018 12:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed AI that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer.
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+37

Diabetes drug reverses symptoms Alzheimer's in mice

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study has found that a drug originally developed to treat diabetes could significantly improve the brains of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
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+36

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 05:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
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+24
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