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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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Smart bomb mouthwash aims to end tooth decay: Will it work?

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2012 02:42 PM
by APM
Has tooth decay met its match?
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Handheld Pathogen Sensor Could Diagnose HIV in 30 Minutes

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2012 02:35 PM
by APM
Cornell researchers are mashing up their individual inventions to create a handheld pathogen detector that can quickly diagnose pathogens ranging from chlamydia and tuberculosis to HIV.
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Could A Club Drug Offer Almost Immediate Relief From Depression?

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jan, 2012 09:39 PM
by APM
Although antidepressants like Prozac have been around since the 1970s, they usually take weeks to make a difference. And for up to 40 percent of patients, they simply don't work.
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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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