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$100 million investment to unlock the power of the human brain and make our neural code programmable

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
To our great detriment, we understand very little about the human brain.
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Immune system discovery likened to finding a new continent

Posted in Medicine on 21st Oct, 2016 03:52 PM
by AlexMuller
The discovery could influence new immunotherapies and vaccines by providing new target epitopes for boosting the immune system.
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Uncovering depression's web in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2016 02:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Depression could come down to stronger and weaker connections between various parts of the brain.
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IBM AI system Watson to diagnose rare diseases in Germany

Posted in Medicine on 19th Oct, 2016 11:44 AM
by AlexMuller
IBM's artificial intelligence platform Watson will work with doctors in Germany attempting to solve some complex medical cases.
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New Study Finds Knowingly Taking Placebo Pills Eases Pain

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2016 11:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Fake pills reduced pain and disability in patients with low back pain.
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New research indicates that unvaccinated adults cost the U.S. more than $7 billion a year

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2016 11:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers studied 10 vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Researchers predict with high accuracy if antidepressants will help

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2016 10:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers were able to predict at 80% if antidepressants would help patients by analyzing their brain and personal history.
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A Paralyzed Man Just Regained the Sense of Touch, Thanks to a Brain Implant

Posted in Medicine on 15th Oct, 2016 12:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed a set of brain implants that allowed a paralyzed man to feel sensations through a robot arm.
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First human clinical trial for nicotinamide riboside

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2016 01:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Vitamin safely boosts levels of important cell metabolite NAD+, which is critical for cellular energy production and protection against stress and DNA damage.
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'Dementia link to sudden low blood pressure and dizziness'

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2016 07:38 AM
by AlexMuller
People who experience frequent drops in blood pressure or dizziness when suddenly standing up are at increased risk of dementia, scientists say.
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University Health System is first in state to use totally non-invasive brain surgery

Posted in Medicine on 11th Oct, 2016 08:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Gamma Knife technology allows unparalleled precision for surgeons, speedy recoveries for patients.
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New immunotherapy cancer drug hailed as 'game changer'

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2016 01:52 AM
by AlexMuller
An immunotherapy drug has been described as a potential "game-changer" in promising results presented at the European Cancer Congress.
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Blood markers peel back the curtain on a stealthy form of liver disease

Posted in Medicine on 8th Oct, 2016 05:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A set of proteins 'were significantly more common' in samples taken from patients with NASH, than those without the liver disease.
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New catheter lets doctors see inside arteries for first time and clear plaque

Posted in Medicine on 6th Oct, 2016 09:17 AM
by AlexMuller
A new safer catheter that allows cardiologists to see inside arteries and remove plaque from only diseased tissue has been used.
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Study Finds Alcohol Creates Effects of Fast-Acting Antidepressant

Posted in Medicine on 6th Oct, 2016 08:41 AM
by AlexMuller
The effects of alcohol on depression take effect quickly and can last up to 24 hours, the study found.
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Researchers Report Invention of Glucose-Sensing Contact Lens

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2016 09:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers created the glucose sensing contact lens to demonstrate the versatility of the technology.
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