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An open source robo surgeon

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2012 12:32 AM
by AlexMuller
University of Washington researchers have developed medical robots with wing like arms, called Ravens, for robotic surgery.
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Human stem cells help blind rats

Posted in Medicine on 8th Mar, 2012 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Stem cells taken from the back of a human eye have restored some vision to blind rats, according to researchers.
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Redheads feel a different kind of pain

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2012 08:26 PM
by APM
Redheads are more sensitive to some kinds of pain and less sensitive to others. The explanation for these differences could be found in their genetic makeup.
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Better neural control of prosthetics for amputees

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2012 08:25 PM
by APM
Sandia National Laboratories researchers are creating biocompatible interface scaffolds to improve amputees control over prosthetics, with direct help from their own nervous systems.
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Lifestyle Choices Made in Your 20s Can Impact Your Heart Health in Your 40s

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2012 12:12 AM
by APM
aintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age
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Stem cells grown on a scaffold form new heart tissues

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2012 03:18 PM
by APM
Scientists are one step closer to creating a functioning human heart grown from a patients own stem cells.
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Selective removal of aging cells delays onset of aging related diseases

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2012 03:14 PM
by APM
Clearance of p16Ink4a positive senescent cells delays ageing associated disorders
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Reversing Alzheimer Gene Blockade Can Restore Memory

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Mar, 2012 08:12 PM
by APM
An enzyme in the brains of Alzheimer patients creates a blockade that shuts off genes necessary to form new memories.
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Osteoporosis drug kills malaria parasite in mice

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Mar, 2012 07:47 PM
by APM
The search for effective antimalarial drugs, vaccines and mosquito repellents continues to heat up.
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Russian Mogul Plans To Plant Our Brains In Robots And Keep Them Alive Forever

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2012 08:43 PM
by APM
The US Avatar initiative doesnt go far enough. A massive venture of his own that he hopes will put the Pentagons project to shame.
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World first biodegradable joint implant grows new joints

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2012 04:53 PM
by APM
Scientists have created the worlds first biodegradable joint implant which causes the body to regrow injured joint tissue
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Stem cell therapy takes off in Texas

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2012 01:14 PM
by APM
With Texas pouring millions of dollars into developing adult stem cell treatments, doctors there are already injecting paying customers with unproven preparations
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How memory formation is triggered by stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 29th Feb, 2012 05:49 PM
by APM
Researchers have discovered an answer to the long standing mystery of how brain cells can remember new memories while also maintaining older ones.
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Low Levels of Omega 3 Fatty Acids May Cause Memory Problems

Posted in Medicine on 28th Feb, 2012 09:16 PM
by APM
A diet lacking in omega 3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities
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Redesigning People: How Medtech Could Expand Beyond the Injured

Posted in Medicine on 28th Feb, 2012 01:13 AM
by APM
Radical human modification is coming, like it or not, by the end of this century if not earlier. How much are you willing to alter yourself?
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Monkey controls robot hand through brain implants

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2012 09:12 AM
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Sensors in a monkey brain monitor just 200 neurons enough to accurately interpret the monkeys movements and control a robotic hand
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