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Human Brain Atlas Updated with Unprecedented Resolution

Posted in Medicine on 29th Sep, 2016 04:58 PM
by AlexMuller
The new Allen Brain Atlas combines neuroimaging and tissue staining to offer an unprecedented level of resolution.
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Microsoft aims to 'solve' cancer within 10 years by 'reprogramming' diseased cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Sep, 2016 06:36 PM
by AlexMuller
MS aims to 'solve the problem of cancer' within a decade by using computer science to crack the code of diseased cells.
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Living Eye Implant Uses Lab-Grown Cells to Restore Sight

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2016 09:55 AM
by AlexMuller
Cells were regenerated and multiplied on a synthetic hydrogel film, then the film was implanted back into subjects’ eyes.
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+21

The NIH will track brains of 10,000 kids as they grow up

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2016 09:39 AM
by AlexMuller
The massive brain development study will span a decade
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+40

Negative experiences on Facebook linked to increased depression risk in young adults

Posted in Medicine on 12th Sep, 2016 09:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Online social interactions could have important consequences for mental health.
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+28

Sleep 'prioritizes memories we care about'

Posted in Medicine on 11th Sep, 2016 10:20 AM
by AlexMuller
A study has found that during sleep, the experiences you care about are more likely to enter your long-term memory.
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+52

Ketamine component produces improvement in resistant depression within 2 hours

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2016 09:52 AM
by AlexMuller
Esketamine, component of the general anesthetic ketamine, shows rapid and significant improvement in depressive patients.
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+44

Robot operates inside the eye to restore sight in a world first

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2016 09:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the eye and restore sight - in a world first.
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+37

Single low dose anti-malaria drug successful in mice

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2016 11:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists say they have found a new compound that stops malaria in animal studies with a single, low dose.
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+35

Projects investigating neural regeneration in the retina funded by NIH

Posted in Medicine on 8th Sep, 2016 02:07 PM
by AlexMuller
The National Institutes of Health will fund six projects to identify biological factors that affect neural regeneration in the retina.
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+42

Cancer drug 'like taking Panadol' developed in Australia, given fast-track approval in US

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2016 09:33 PM
by AlexMuller
A revolutionary drug that melts away cancer in some stage four patients has been given fast-track approval in the United States.
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+53

Physicists Go Hunting for Consciousness

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2016 09:03 PM
by AlexMuller
It was only recently that physicists shifted their attentions from concepts like the Big Bang, quantum information and began tendering their two cents on consciousness.
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+45

Chemotherapy warning as hundreds die from cancer-fighting drugs

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2016 01:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Research showed that cancer drugs are killing up to 50 per cent of patients in some hospitals.
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+52

Pollution particles 'get into brain'

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2016 01:09 AM
by AlexMuller
The finding, described as "dreadfully shocking" by the researchers, raises a host of new questions about the health risks of air pollution.
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+23

Brain radiotherapy 'no benefit' for lung cancer spread

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2016 03:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Whole brain radiotherapy is of no benefit to people with lung cancer which has spread to the brain, says research in the Lancet.
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+31

Zika: Two billion at risk in Africa and Asia, study says

Posted in Medicine on 5th Sep, 2016 06:15 AM
by AlexMuller
More than two billion people could be at risk from Zika virus outbreaks in parts of Africa and Asia.
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