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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
by APM
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
by APM
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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Discovery Could Lead to an Exercise Pill

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2012 08:33 PM
by APM
A newly identified hormone acts like a workout, and transforms bad fat into good
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Photoacoustic device finds cancer cells before they become tumors

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2012 01:32 AM
by APM
University of Missouri researchers are one step closer to melanoma cancer detection at the cellular level, long before tumors have a chance to form.
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Peter Diamandis announces Tricorder X Prize competition:

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2012 01:05 AM
by APM
develop a Startrek style handheld medical diagnostic device and win $10 million
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Old Mice Made Young

Posted in Medicine on 10th Jan, 2012 11:10 PM
by APM
Stem cell injections prolonged lives of rapidly aging mice.
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Routine aspirin may cause harm

Posted in Medicine on 10th Jan, 2012 10:35 PM
by APM
Healthy people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke could be doing more harm than good, warn researchers.
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A nanoscale biological coating that can halt bleeding nearly instantaneously

Posted in Medicine on 10th Jan, 2012 09:47 PM
by APM
MIT engineers have developed a nanoscale biological coating that can halt bleeding nearly instantaneously that could dramatically improve survival rates for soldiers injured in battle.
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Birth of the Bionic Eye

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jan, 2012 08:53 PM
by APM
In 2012, electrodes will bring eyesight to the blind
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Bloodstream robots for medicine about 3 to 5 years away for clinical use

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jan, 2012 08:33 PM
by APM
There are many other researchers working on bloodstream robots but we are still about 3 to 5 years away from clinical use because of the regulatory timeline.
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