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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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5 Medical Advances Predicted for 2012

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2012 08:31 PM
by APM
What significant advances can we expect in 2012? Here are five predictions
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Microsoft developing electronic contact lens to monitor blood sugar

Posted in Medicine on 6th Jan, 2012 07:13 PM
by APM
new joint research by the University of Washington and Microsoft Research aims to incorporate electronics into such lenses to report blood sugar levels wirelessly.
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Brain function can start declining as early as age 45

Posted in Medicine on 6th Jan, 2012 06:41 PM
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The brains ability to function can start to deteriorate as early as 45, suggests a study in the British Medical Journal.
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Stephen Hawking at 70: How has he survived so long?

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2012 07:31 PM
by APM
British scientist Stephen Hawking has decoded some of the most puzzling mysteries of the universe but he has left one mystery unsolved: How he has managed to survive so long with such a crippling disease.
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Dr. Daniel Kraft discusses future medical technologies

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2012 07:02 PM
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Few fields are developing as quickly as health and medicine, which is why in May of 2011 Singularity University launched a specialized Executive Program called FutureMed.
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