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'Flashing light therapy' for Alzheimer's

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2016 12:27 PM
by AlexMuller
A flashing light therapy might help ward off Alzheimer's, say US scientists after promising trials in mice.
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Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2016 12:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Unity Biotechnology is a startup focusing on medicines to help us do that by slowing the effects of age-related diseases.
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New Research Shows How “Lost” Memories Can Be Recovered

Posted in Medicine on 7th Dec, 2016 03:17 PM
by AlexMuller
New research could lead to treatment options for patients suffering from short-term memory problems, diseases like Alzheimer's, or mental illnesses.
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Microbubbles open the blood-brain barrier to administer drugs without harming other areas

Posted in Medicine on 7th Dec, 2016 03:11 PM
by AlexMuller
The goal is to treat neurodegenerative diseases without collateral damage.
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+39

Pathway linked to slower aging also fuels brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2016 02:52 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a lot of buzz about taking NAD+ precursors for their anti-aging effects.
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Will a cryogenically-frozen corpse ever come back to life?

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2016 02:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Will it one day be possible to cryopreserve a human brain in such a manner that it can be revived intact?
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+25

New Portable Anti-Hypothermia Device Can Warm 5 Liters of Blood on a Single Charge

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2016 11:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Such a device could put a serious dent in the thousands of annual death caused by insufficiently heated blood.
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Lack of sleep may disrupt development of a child's brain

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2016 11:25 AM
by AlexMuller
New brain scans reveal sleep deprivation damages children's brains more than previously thought.
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Western virologist hopes to test vaccine on 600 HIV-negative subjects

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016 04:02 PM
by AlexMuller
The Phase II trial will determine the vaccine's ability to produce anti-HIV antibodies in patients who are not infected with the virus.
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The causes of Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016 03:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease.
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Parker institute working on Cancer Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:15 PM
by AlexMuller
To defeat cancer, Tech Billionaire Sean Parker is starting $250 million project, which will focus on discovering highly personal tumor tags by using algorithms.
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Possible sequence of arrival for meaningful antiaging therapies

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The full antiaging toolkit of the next few decades will consist of a range of treatments, each targeting a different type of molecular damage.
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Tracking large neural networks in the brain by making neurons glow

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to glow in the dark, giving scientists a new tool to track what’s happening in the brain.
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Google's training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it's too late

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016 07:35 PM
by AlexMuller
The disease is treatable but only if it is discovered in time.
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+41

Smart skin patch releases blood thinners in closed-loop control system

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Prevents both thrombosis and spontaneous hemorrhaging; no need for patients to test blood on a regular basis.
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Why Our Brain Cells Die: A Breakthrough in Fighting Neurodegenerative Diseases

Posted in Medicine on 28th Nov, 2016 01:53 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists has discovered a common mechanism chain leading to brain cell death.
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