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The genes behind human intelligence also made us vulnerable to autism

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2012 06:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The exact genetic roots of autism are still being untangled
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Brain oscillations reveal that our senses do not experience the world continuously

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2012 06:10 PM
by AlexMuller
It has long been suspected that humans do not experience the world continuously, but rather in rapid snapshots.
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Gene Therapy enhancement of IGF1 production triples endurance in mice

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2012 06:02 PM
by AlexMuller
ATHLETES loading their bodies with genes that make muscles bigger could be caught if forced to supply muscle biopsies
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A Retinal Prosthetic Powered by Light

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2012 12:00 AM
by AlexMuller
A new type of eye implant requires less hardware and could restore more vision than existing devices.
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Psychopathy linked to brain abnormalities

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2012 09:30 PM
by AlexMuller
New research provides the strongest evidence to date that psychopathy is linked to specific structural abnormalities in the brain.
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Toothless No More Researchers Using Stem Cells to Grow New Teeth

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2012 09:01 PM
by AlexMuller
So far, teeth have been regenerated in mice and monkeys, and clinical trials with humans are underway
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Stem cell shield could protect cancer patients

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2012 11:07 PM
by AlexMuller
It may be possible to use stem cell shielding to protect the body from the damaging effects of chemotherapy, early results from a US trial suggest
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Bionic woman Claire Lomas completes London Marathon

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2012 11:21 PM
by AlexMuller
A paralysed Leicestershire woman has become the first person to complete a marathon in a bionic suit.
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Range of brain diseases could be treated by single drug

Posted in Medicine on 7th May, 2012 06:57 PM
by AlexMuller
The tantalising prospect of treating a range of brain diseases, such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons, all with the same drug, has been raised by UK researchers.
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Robot reveals the inner workings of brain cells

Posted in Medicine on 7th May, 2012 06:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers at MIT and the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a way to automate the process of finding and recording information from neurons in the living brain
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Jogging Adds 5 Years to Peoples Life

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2012 06:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Jogging can add more than five years to peoples life, according to a recent Danish research
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Massive rise in Asian eye damage

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2012 06:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Up to 90% of school leavers in major Asian cities are suffering from myopia short sightedness a study suggests.
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Remote controlled genes trigger insulin production

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2012 01:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have remotely activated genes inside living animals, a proof of concept that could one day lead to medical procedures in which patients genes are triggered on demand.
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Engineers design nanoparticles that deliver high doses of antibiotics directly to bacteria.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2012 01:48 AM
by AlexMuller
Over the past several decades, scientists have faced challenges in developing new antibiotics even as bacteria have become increasingly resistant to existing drugs
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Spinning Spare Parts

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2012 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Human threads could become off the shelf spare blood vessels.
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Amid Controversy, Scientists Publish Recipe For Making More Potent Bird Flu

Posted in Medicine on 3rd May, 2012 07:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Just a handful of genetic mutations can turn bird flu into a highly infectious pathogen that could wreak havoc on humans
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