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Easter Island drug improves learning and memory in mice of all ages

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2012 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Rapamycin has been found to enhance learning and memory in young and old mice alike
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Laser activated nanoparticles produce medicine inside the body on demand

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jul, 2012 05:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Can be switched on when needed, producing medicines that cannot be taken orally or are toxic and would harm other parts of the body
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Sleep Deprivation Amps Up the Brain

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jul, 2012 05:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The brain gets more active the longer it goes without sleep
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Human Stem Cell Transplants Successfully Reversed Diabetes in Mice

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jul, 2012 05:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists successfully reversed diabetes in mice by transplanting human stem cells in a discovery that may lead to way to a cure for the disease
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New brain scanner helps paralysed people spell words

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jun, 2012 02:52 PM
by AlexMuller
A new brain scanner has been developed to help people who are completely paralysed speak by enabling them to spell words using their thoughts.
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HIV quad pill may improve care

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jun, 2012 05:31 PM
by AlexMuller
A new once a day pill which combines four HIV drugs into a single daily treatment is safe and effective, according to a US study.
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Scientists Invent Particles That Will Let You Live Without Breathing

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2012 06:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have designed microparticles that can be injected directly into the bloodstream to quickly oxygenate your body, even if you cant breathe anymore
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Smoking vaccine blocks nicotine in mice brains

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2012 01:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Smokers could one day be immunised against nicotine so they gain no pleasure from the habit, according to researchers in the US.
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Handheld DMR spectrometer diagnoses cancer in an hour

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2012 12:48 AM
by AlexMuller
The Massachusetts General Hospital handheld diagnostic magnetic resonance (DMR) device can detect cancer in an hour
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The Status of Lab Grown Organs

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jun, 2012 10:29 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 300 researchers in the Wake Forest University lab are working on growing more than 30 different organs and body tissues.
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EEG brain trace can detect autism

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jun, 2012 09:25 PM
by AlexMuller
A simple brain trace can identify autism in children as young as two years old, scientists believe.
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Stay Away from Negative Thoughts to Improve Problem Solving Ability

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jun, 2012 06:02 PM
by AlexMuller
A new research suggests that keeping away from tendency to brood even for a small amount of time will help you to increase problem solving ability.
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Americans Are Not Getting Older as Life Expectancy Stagnates

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2012 06:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Life expectancy in the United States has stagnated and falls behind several other countries, in several cases by five years or more.
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New Prenatal Blood Tests Can Identify Paternity of an Eight Week Fetus

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jun, 2012 03:36 PM
by AlexMuller
Multiple companies are now offering such tests, which require only blood samples from the mother and from the potential father
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Smartphone users risking health with overuse of devices

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jun, 2012 04:22 PM
by AlexMuller
People are risking their health by working on smartphones, tablets and laptops after they have left the office, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
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Melbourne hospital in heart surgery breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jun, 2012 01:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Successful trial of a treatment which allows surgeons to insert a replaceable heart valve without the need for open heart surgery.
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