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Restoring brain plasticity may hold key to reversing age-related cognitive decline

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2018 04:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Evidence suggests age-related cognitive decline is not caused by brain cells dying but rather a simple reduction in plasticity.
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Hundreds of autism genes found to be triggered by a single key protein

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2018 01:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Despite some exciting recent advances in early detection methods, autism spectrum disorder is still a frustratingly mysterious and elusive condition.
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Radar could make for less-biased heart checks

Posted in Medicine on 16th Aug, 2018 06:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Using radar to monitor people's heartbeats, and the technology could allow for more accurate diagnoses of heart maladies.
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Psychedelics Are Showing Real Promise for Treating Mental Disorders

Posted in Medicine on 16th Aug, 2018 05:57 PM
by Alex Muller
These substances are making their way into the heart of the psychology establishment.
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Failed antibiotics can be team up to fight against superbugs

Posted in Medicine on 14th Aug, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have found that combining two antibiotics that no longer work can create a treatment that's once again effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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MIT research points to autoimmune disease as the cause of glaucoma

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2018 07:26 AM
by Alex Muller
The study found an unusually high number of T-cells present in the retinas of those suffering, suggesting the condition may have a previously undetected autoimmune cause.
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Heart Attacks Ruled Out Three Times Faster with New Blood Test

Posted in Medicine on 12th Aug, 2018 05:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Developing improved diagnostics that can quickly discern whether a patient has had a myocardial infarction or heart attack, is imperative.
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Artificial Intelligence creating new drugs from scratch by efficiently searching huge molecular possibilities

Posted in Medicine on 9th Aug, 2018 01:57 AM
by Alex Muller
AI is revolutionizing medicine including radiology, pathology, and other medical specialties.
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80 year old billionaires are injecting Placental stem cells to boost lifespan and health

Posted in Medicine on 7th Aug, 2018 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Injecting Placental stem cells into old mice at the end of their lives can boost longevity by 50%. It extends the life of 2-year-old mice to three years.
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Discovery Could Have Major Effect on Preventing Brain Aging

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jul, 2018 10:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and the decline in cognitive ability that comes with time,
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This parasite might turn you into an entrepreneur

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2018 03:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Infection with the T. gondii parasite has been correlated with an increase in risky behaviours – perhaps even such as starting a new business.
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Study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jul, 2018 03:49 AM
by Alex Muller
New research suggests obesity that affects the liver could play a part in the long-term onset of Alzheimer's and dementia.
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Study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018 03:31 AM
by Alex Muller
OSA, where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep stopping breathing, is known to reduce levels of oxygen in the blood.
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Pediatric cardiologist uses VR to visualize heart defects

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018 03:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Models help surgeons and patients' family members understand congenital heart defects.
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Half of young people recover from schizophrenia

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jul, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
Prospects are not as hopeless as previously thought, according to the researcher behind the study.
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Cannabinoids may have a vast array of anti-cancer effects

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jul, 2018 10:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A new British Journal of Pharmacology review has examined their potential for the direct treatment of cancer.
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