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Drug companies join forces to combat deadliest tropical diseases

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jan, 2012 09:34 PM
by APM
Bill Gates gets pharmaceutical giants to promise drug giveaways and unprecedented pledge to share research on new antidotes
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The ethics of brain boosting

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jan, 2012 11:20 PM
by APM
The idea of a simple, cheap and widely available device that could boost brain function sounds too good to be true.
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AI will eventually drive healthcare, but not anytime soon

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2012 12:18 AM
by APM
A merging of artificial intelligence and healthcare is tougher than many realize
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Heart attacks deaths halved in the last decade, experts say

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2012 12:08 AM
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The death rate from heart attacks in England has halved in the last decade, says an Oxford University study.
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Cancer Vaccine Announcement

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jan, 2012 10:37 PM
by APM
The new NY-ESO-1 dendritic cell vaccine is expected to show great promise in patients with bladder, brain, breast, esophageal, gastrointestinal, hepatocellular, kidney, lung, melanoma, ovarian, prostate, sarcoma and uterine tumors.
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Sniffing Oxytocin Could Make Us Outgoing

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jan, 2012 10:34 PM
by APM
The chemical often referred to as the bonding hormone has already been shown to affect the social skills of people with autism.
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Mind altering drugs research call from Prof David Nutt

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2012 02:06 PM
by APM
Former government drugs adviser Prof David Nutt has said that regulations should be relaxed to enable researchers to experiment on mind altering drugs.
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Advanced Cell Technology: Stem cell retinal implants safe

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2012 02:00 PM
by APM
Early results from the worlds first human trial using embryonic stem cells to treat diseases of the eye suggest the method is safe, say researchers.
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Future phones could measure your health

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jan, 2012 04:11 PM
by APM
If researchers have their way, your smartphone could one day eliminate the time spent in doctors waiting rooms, and perhaps even tell you whether you have cancer.
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Meningitis jab offers protection hope

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2012 08:11 PM
by APM
A vaccine against one of the most common forms of childhood meningitis could reduce the number of deaths in the UK even further.
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NHS facing neurology disease time bomb

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2012 02:32 PM
by APM
The NHS in England is facing a time bomb if it does not get to grips with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease, campaigners say.
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MS damage washed away by stream of young blood

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2012 10:40 AM
by APM
A FOUNTAIN of youthful cells reverses the damage found in diseases like multiple sclerosis, a study in mice reveals.
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Senstore Wants To Make A Tricorder That Monitors The Entire Body

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2012 08:53 PM
by APM
What a great place that Singularity University is. Smart, motivated people coming together to make the world a better place through technology...
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Totally drug resistant TB emerges in India

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2012 08:17 PM
by APM
Physicians in India have identified a form of incurable tuberculosis there, raising further concerns over increasing drug resistance to the disease
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Bacon linked to pancreatic cancer

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jan, 2012 03:56 PM
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A link between eating processed meat, such as bacon or sausages, and pancreatic cancer has been suggested by researchers in Sweden.
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Farnham teenager awaits bionic stomach

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2012 08:43 PM
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The family of a teenager from Surrey are trying to raise £22,000 for an operation which will stop her from vomiting up to 50 times a day.
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