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New Gene Therapy Stops The Bleeding In Hemophilia Patients

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2011 01:21 PM
by APM
Finally, some good news about gene therapy. And just in time for the holidays
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Pituitary Grown From Embryonic Stem Cells

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2011 12:31 PM
by APM
Chalk up another part of the body that can be grown from stem cells, at least in mice.
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UCL: We want to prevent people getting dementia

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2011 12:14 PM
by APM
Noticing an elderly relative is suddenly starting to forget things, is getting confused or displaying sudden changes of mood are usually the first signs they are developing dementia.
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Kid Gets a New Ear Made from His Own Rib

Posted in Medicine on 18th Dec, 2011 05:13 AM
by APM
Thats Sean Wingrove-Smith from Walderslade, who doctors gave a new ear thanks to a procedure that sounds like a verse out of Genesis.
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Microsoft and GE creating new health care company in Seattle region, employing 750 to start

Posted in Medicine on 10th Dec, 2011 02:27 AM
by APM
In a surprise joint venture between two corporate giants, Microsoft and General Electric plan to form a new health-care technology company
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Marathon training may pose a heart risk

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2011 03:37 AM
by APM
Doing extreme endurance exercise, like training for a marathon, can damage the heart, research reveals.
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Rapamycin increases lifespan in mice

Posted in Medicine on 4th Dec, 2011 09:39 PM
by APM
Rapamycin increases lifespan and inhibits spontaneous tumorigenesis in female mice
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Gene therapy can protect against HIV

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2011 08:42 PM
by APM
An introduced gene conveys long-lived resistance to HIV infection in mice.
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Genetically altered mosquito to fight humanity's biggest killer

Posted in Medicine on 1st Dec, 2011 01:19 AM
by APM
The mosquito, and the diseases it carries, could be responsible for as many as 46 billion deaths over the history of our species.
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The incredible shrinking laboratory or lab on a chip

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2011 05:35 AM
by APM
A lab on a-chip crams the pipettes, beakers and test tubes of a modern chemistry lab onto a microchip-sized wafer
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Tiny Magnets Could Clear Diseases from the Blood

Posted in Medicine on 28th Nov, 2011 11:57 PM
by APM
Researchers make magnetic nanoparticles that can latch on to harmful molecules and purge them from the blood.
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Alzheimers: Deep brain stimulation reverses disease

Posted in Medicine on 28th Nov, 2011 02:44 AM
by APM
Scientists in Canada have raised a tantalising prospect - reversing Alzheimer's disease.
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Low vitamin D linked to heart disease, death

Posted in Medicine on 27th Nov, 2011 08:49 PM
by APM
In people with low blood levels of vitamin D, boosting them with supplements more than halved a person's risk of dying from any cause
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Startups, depression and suicide

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2011 09:18 PM
by APM
The Hushed Dangers of Startup Depression
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Cancer survival: Macmillan hails major improvement

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2011 08:45 PM
by APM
Some cancer survivors in England and Wales are living nearly six times longer than 40 years ago, figures show.
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Bionic contact lens to project emails before eyes

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Nov, 2011 08:40 PM
by APM
A new generation of contact lenses that project images in front of the eyes is a step closer after successful animal trials!
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