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Where is self awareness located in the brain?

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jul, 2012 05:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Specific areas of the brain are activated more strongly during lucid dreaming than in a normal dream
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Kidney Cancer Vaccine Successful in Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jul, 2012 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A vaccine for a deadly form of cancer has proven effective in tests, which may soon lead to widespread roll out of the therapy, experts claim
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Did Your Brain Make You Do It?

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jul, 2012 05:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Are you responsible for your behavior if your brain made you do it? A look at neuroscience and moral responsibility
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Sedentary lifestyle can kill

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jul, 2012 03:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Lack of exercise is causing as many deaths around the world as smoking, according to the research
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Boy Who Received Stem Cell Trachea Implant Doing Well After Two Years

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jul, 2012 03:46 PM
by AlexMuller
13 year old Ciaran Finn Lynch is doing so well that he has finally returned to school.
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Newly Discovered Scaffold Supports Turning Pain Off

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jul, 2012 08:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have discovered a scaffolding protein that holds together the elements in a complex system responsible for regulating pain, mental illnesses and other neurological problems.
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Hunter Gatherer Energetics and Human Obesity

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jul, 2012 08:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Westerners burn as many calories as hunter-gatherers challenging current models of obesity
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Stem Cell Agency Commits $150 Million To Develop New Therapies

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2012 05:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine today approved $150 million in new funding to move promising therapies from the laboratory to clinical trials in people.
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A few days in Nanomedicine

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2012 03:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Regeneration, synthetic vaccines, gene therapy, medical tests 1 billion times more sensitive
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Closing in on a cure for vision loss

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jul, 2012 03:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists believe they may be on the cusp of developing a possible cure for some types of blindness
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DNA race to unlock ageing secrets

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2012 03:14 PM
by AlexMuller
A race to unlock genetic clues behind living to 100 will begin next year, with a US team announcing its intention to compete for the $10m genetics X Prize.
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Aging heart cells rejuvenated by modified stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2012 03:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Elderly heart failure patients heart cells were rejuvenated with modified stem cells, the rejuvenated cells could one day be used to repair damaged heart muscles.
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Lab engineered muscle implants restore function in animal studies

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jul, 2012 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
New research shows that exercise is a key step in building a muscle like implant in the lab with the potential to repair muscle damage from injury or disease.
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Gene therapy nears approval in Europe

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jul, 2012 03:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Europe is on the cusp of approving a gene therapy for the first time, in what would be a landmark moment for the field.
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researchers develop nanorobot that can be programmed to target different diseases

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2012 10:51 AM
by AlexMuller
researchers have moved a step closer to treating diseases on a cellular level by creating a tiny particle that can be programmed
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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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