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Finnish Scientists Announce a Possible Universal Allergy Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jun, 2012 11:06 AM
by AlexMuller
A new process could one day keep millions allergy free
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Fish study raises hope for spinal injury repair

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2012 09:45 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have unlocked the secrets of the zebra fish ability to heal its spinal cord after injury, in research that could deliver therapy for paraplegics and quadriplegics
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Cannabis does not slow multiple sclerosis progress

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2012 08:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Cannabis does not halt the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), a medical trial has concluded.
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First Stem Cell-Based Therapy Gets Approved, In Canada

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2012 07:59 PM
by AlexMuller
A medical treatment that uses stem cells derived from bone marrow has just been approved in Canada.
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Super sensitive Tests could enable early disease detection

Posted in Medicine on 29th May, 2012 05:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed an ultra sensitive test that should enable them to detect signs of a disease in its earliest stages
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Special polymer gel allows adult stem cell differentiation without immune rejection

Posted in Medicine on 27th May, 2012 06:55 PM
by AlexMuller
A special surface, free of biological contaminants, allows adult derived stem cells to thrive and transform into multiple cell types.
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Live Longer, Look Younger with Telomerase

Posted in Medicine on 26th May, 2012 11:26 PM
by AlexMuller
That magic remedy weve sought may be on the horizon in the form of telomerase gene therapy.
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MIT Builds A Needle Free Drug Injector

Posted in Medicine on 26th May, 2012 08:53 PM
by AlexMuller
The sheep did not seem to even be aware that they were being injected.
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American Heart Association: Tasers can cause death

Posted in Medicine on 24th May, 2012 06:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A scientific, peer reviewed study released this week shows the electronic stun guns can cause cardiac arrest and death.
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DARPA Living Foundries plans to make Synthetic Biology ten times faster and cheaper

Posted in Medicine on 24th May, 2012 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Living Foundries aspires to turn the slow, messy process of genetic engineering into a streamlined and standardized one
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2-Hour Therapy Cures Spider Phobia by Rewiring the Brain

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2012 04:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Mere minutes of therapy quieted brain regions that process fear. Six months later, those areas remained less active than before therapy
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Rapamycin Slows Aging in Mice

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2012 04:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Rapamycin increases lifespan in mice, but whether this represents merely inhibition of lethal neoplastic diseases, or an overall slowing in multiple aspects of aging is currently unclear.
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Radical Life Extension Is Already Here, But We are Doing it Wrong

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2012 04:09 PM
by AlexMuller
We already tacked three decades onto the average lifespan of an American, so whats wrong with adding another few decades?
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Coffee Drinkers Have Lower Risk of Death, Study Suggests

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2012 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Older adults who drank coffee, caffeinated or decaffeinated, had a lower risk of death overall than others who did not
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New Study Shows Gene Therapy For HIV Safe After A Decade

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2012 11:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Eleven years of being both effective and safe is a gene therapy breakthrough.
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Good Cholesterol Not So Good After All, New Study Shows

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2012 11:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The revelation that high density lipoprotein, or HDL, is the good cholesterol has suffered a major blow.
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