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Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine Could Save up to 1.5 Million Lives per Year

Posted in Medicine on 1st Dec, 2018 06:17 AM
by Alex Muller
The highly infectious disease, which causes lifelong paralysis and disability mostly in young children, is a fading memory in many places.
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+10

Successful anti-aging would be over ten times better than curing all cancer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Nov, 2018 10:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Tactical paths to bring longevity promoting therapeutics to market as quickly as possible.
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Anti-aging compounds targeting Alzheimer’s move closer to human trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Nov, 2018 12:31 PM
by Alex Muller
It's hoped two new compounds on the cusp of human trials could combat Alzheimer's disease by slowing the body's aging processes.
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Glowing chemical 'could aid brain cancer surgery'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2018 01:18 AM
by Alex Muller
A chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink could help surgeons to remove the cancer safely, a trial suggests.
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MDMA therapy achieves astounding 76% success rate for treating PTSD

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Nov, 2018 05:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Phase 2 trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy have proven extremely successful; FDA-treatment approval expected by 2021.
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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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