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Immune cells use 'starvation tactics' on HIV

Posted in Medicine on 13th Feb, 2012 06:00 PM
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
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
by APM
A new breed of biotech start ups, scientists, and prominent investors are beginning to tackle prevention of ageing.
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Cancer drug reverses Alzheimers in mice

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2012 08:07 PM
by APM
A drug used to treat cancer can reverse Alzheimers in mice and it takes just 72 hours to work . It remains to be seen if the drug has the same effect in people with Alzheimer's, though.
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Genetic Parkinsons disease brain cells made in lab

Posted in Medicine on 9th Feb, 2012 07:17 PM
by APM
Scientists in the US have successfully made human brain cells in the lab that are an exact replica of genetically caused Parkinsons disease.
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diet soft drinks linked to stroke and heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 9th Feb, 2012 04:13 PM
by APM
Diet soda may seem to be a healthier alternative to calorie-laden regular soda, but a new study shows that people who regularly drink diet soft drinks may be putting their hearts at risk.
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The Miraculous NASA Breakthrough That Could Save Millions of Lives

Posted in Medicine on 9th Feb, 2012 03:50 PM
by APM
The NASA Biocapsule made of carbon nanotubes, will be able to diagnose and instantly treat an astronaut without him or her even knowing theres something amiss.
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How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 8th Feb, 2012 05:59 PM
by APM
MIT neuroscientist Sebastian Seung believes mapping of of the human brains 100 billion neurons can be done one cubic millimeter of brain tissue at a time.
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First Heartless Man

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2012 09:24 PM
by APM
You Dont Really Need A Heart, Or A Pulse
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Canadian made HIV vaccine approved for human testing

Posted in Medicine on 6th Feb, 2012 04:21 PM
by APM
Many have tried and failed to create a vaccine that could prevent infection with HIV. Now, Canadian researchers say they're working on one that takes a different approach.
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Why Do Cells Age?

Posted in Medicine on 6th Feb, 2012 12:40 AM
by APM
Discovery of extremely long lived proteins may provide insight into cell aging and neurodegenerative diseases
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Highest resolution in vivo images of mouse brain achieved

Posted in Medicine on 4th Feb, 2012 11:03 PM
by APM
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, have visualized for the first time the finest details of neurons in the brains of a living mouse.
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Malaria deaths hugely underestimated

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Feb, 2012 08:01 PM
by APM
Worldwide malaria deaths may be almost twice as high as previously estimated, a study reports.
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Why the brain is more reluctant to function as we age

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Feb, 2012 05:29 PM
by APM
New findings, led by neuroscientists at the University of Bristol and published this week in the journal Neurobiology of Aging, reveal a novel mechanism through which the brain may become more reluctant to function as we grow older.
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The science of antiaging

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2012 03:27 PM
by APM
an open public Science Live chat with antiaging experts Jay Olshansky, and Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist based in Cambridge, U.K. and chief science officer of SENS Foundation.
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