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GPs to prescribe health apps

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Feb, 2012 03:35 PM
by APM
GPs could soon offer their patients free smartphone apps to help with managing health conditions.
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Revolutionary putty could heal bone fractures in days rather than months

Posted in Medicine on 21st Feb, 2012 07:30 PM
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Anyone who has broken a bone knows how long and arduous the recovery period can be.
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Pancreatic cancer: Trial drug shows promise

Posted in Medicine on 20th Feb, 2012 08:32 PM
by APM
Scientists say they may have found a new weapon against pancreatic cancer after promising early trial results of an experimental drug combination.
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DNA nanorobots deliver suicide messages to cancer cells, other diseases

Posted in Medicine on 18th Feb, 2012 07:07 PM
by APM
Researchers at have developed a nanorobotic device made from DNA that could potentially seek out specific cell targets
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Brain imaging differences evident at 6 months in infants who develop autism

Posted in Medicine on 18th Feb, 2012 06:18 PM
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differences evident in brain development starting at age 6 months in high risk infants who later develop autism
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Major breakthrough in Nanosurgery and the fight against cancer

Posted in Medicine on 17th Feb, 2012 06:06 PM
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Researchers at Polytechnique Montréal have succeeded in changing the genetic material of cancer cells using a brandnew transfection method.
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While Average Lifespans Increase, 114 Remains A Stubborn And Mysterious Upper Bound. Why?

Posted in Medicine on 17th Feb, 2012 12:01 AM
by APM
the oldest age that the oldest people reach seems to be stubbornly and precisely cemented right at 114.
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Scientists Use Brain Waves To Eavesdrop On What We Hear

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2012 11:50 PM
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The day we can scan a persons brain and hear their inner dialogue just got closer
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Blood Tests Can Accurately Diagnose Depression

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2012 09:54 PM
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New research shows that blood screenings can accurately spot multiple telltale biomarkers in patients with classic symptoms of depression.
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Radiation treatment transforms breast cancer cells into cancer stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 15th Feb, 2012 08:59 PM
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Researchers report that radiation treatment transforms cancer cells into treatment resistant breast cancer stem cells.
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Gene Therapy Can Restore Vision One Eye at a Time

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2012 03:48 PM
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New research shows promising results for the cure of congenital blindness
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Ancient Chinese medicine could fight ageing

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2012 06:34 PM
by APM
A flowering Tibetan shrub that tricks cells into thinking they are starving could become a weapon against multiple sclerosis and even old age.
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Immune cells use 'starvation tactics' on HIV

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2012 06:00 PM
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Scientists have shown how some cells in the body can repel attacks from HIV by starving the virus of the building blocks of life
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A Smartphone That Detects Whether Its User Is Depressed

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2012 05:48 PM
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Apple's automated assistant might not be so perceptive as to know, but your smartphone may soon be able to assess your mood and determine if you are suffering from symptoms of depression
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Web based counseling, Telepsychiatry, is taking off

Posted in Medicine on 12th Feb, 2012 07:27 PM
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More bandwidth, better security and emerging video technology are making telemedicine more acceptable to doctors, patients
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Investing in the fountain of youth

Posted in Medicine on 12th Feb, 2012 07:18 PM
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A new breed of biotech start ups, scientists, and prominent investors are beginning to tackle prevention of ageing.
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