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Polypill could save thousands of lives

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jul, 2012 09:53 AM
by AlexMuller
A polypill combining a statin with blood pressure drugs could prevent thousands of heart attacks and strokes every year,
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Nanolipogel delivers multiple cancer treatments to boost survival rates

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jul, 2012 09:51 AM
by AlexMuller
researchers have developed a novel system to simultaneously deliver a dose of both an immune system booster and a chemical to counter the cancers secretions
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Nanoparticle Completely Eradicates Hepatitis C Virus

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jul, 2012 09:33 AM
by AlexMuller
A nanoparticle that has shown 100 percent effectiveness in eradicating the hepatitis C virus in laboratory testing.
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Alzheimers Treatment Study Reports Three Years with No Decline in Memory and Function

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2012 02:37 PM
by AlexMuller
The first report of long term stabilization of Alzheimers disease symptoms with IVIG
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The laser powered bionic eye that gives 576 pixel grayscale vision to the blind

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2012 02:22 PM
by AlexMuller
After a lot of theorizing, postulating, and non human trials, it looks like bionic eye implants are finally hitting the market
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Inactivity killing as many as smoking

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2012 02:06 PM
by AlexMuller
A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world, a study suggests.
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FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jul, 2012 11:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The Food and Drug Administration has given the first OK for a drug to prevent HIV infection.
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Quit smoking with a shot

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jul, 2012 08:12 AM
by AlexMuller
Injecting gene encoding an anti nicotine antibody into mice blocks the addictive chemical from entering the brain.
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Extending Peoples Lives, One Artificial Heart At A Time

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2012 03:23 AM
by AlexMuller
The heart was made by SynCardia Systems, Inc. In 2004 SynCardia total artificial heart became the worlds first to be FDA approved
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Alzheimers can be predicted 25 years early

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jul, 2012 12:49 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have found five key signs of Alzheimers that can be detected up to 25 years before the onset of the degenerative disease
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New Vaccine Prevents Weight Gain And Stimulates Weight Loss

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jul, 2012 12:44 AM
by AlexMuller
In their effort to combat obesity, researchers have discovered a vaccine that prevents weight gain and stimulates weight loss.
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Babies with dogs less likely to develop infections

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jul, 2012 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
A Finnish study finds babies who grow up with pets, especially dogs, are less likely to develop colds and other respiratory infections by the time theyre toddlers.
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Have Scientists Finally Discovered a Cure For Tooth Decay?

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2012 10:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Some Chilean researchers might have just put the humble toothbrush out of business.
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Synthetic protein kick starts the immune system to prevent all strains of the flu

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2012 10:17 AM
by AlexMuller
EP67, can kick start the immune system so that it reacts almost immediately to all strains of the virus.
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Magnetic coils may be safer than electrodes for deep brain stimulation

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jul, 2012 07:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Microscopic devices implanted into the brain may be able to modulate brain cell activity and treat symptoms of neurological disorders.
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Worlds fastest camera detects rogue cancer cells in real time

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jul, 2012 07:51 AM
by AlexMuller
New blood screening technology boasts a throughput of 100,000 cells per second
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