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Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatments Work Better

Posted in Medicine on 7th Apr, 2017 11:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Cancer treatments are often hard on patients, but the side effects and challenges are necessary to control or even destroy tumor cells.
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+43

Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Apr, 2017 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors trialling the use of ketamine to treat depression are calling for the treatment to be rolled out.
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Artificial Intelligence is Completely Transforming Modern Healthcare

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The introduction of deep learning systems is only possible by powerful computing capabilities; capabilities that Nvidia has made possible with their graphic processors.
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Scientists report inhibition of cellular aging

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans; thus, it is a task and challenge of biologists to identify substances that control aging and analyze aging mechanisms.
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Ultrasound boosts success of Alzheimer’s drug

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers are a step closer to non-invasive treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, with the discovery that ultrasound enhances the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
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The factories of the future could float in space

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2017 12:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts.
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+33

A new blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 09:01 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression.
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+48

3D printed guides used to make customized blood vessels

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 08:55 AM
by Alex Muller
The 'Ring Stacking Method' could lead to new and improved ways of treating coronary artery disease.
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A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 08:50 AM
by Alex Muller
A cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors.
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Blood test detects cancer and pinpoints location before symptoms appear

Posted in Medicine on 27th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists.
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+27

Google’s Calico partners with new biotech firm to develop anti-aging and cancer drugs

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2017 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The firms wants to create medicines to sniff out proteins that may help cause cancers and destroy them.
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+46

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2017 06:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.
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Old blood can be made young again and it might fight aging

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:12 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein can boost blood stem cells, making them behave like those of younger people. Is it the key to harnessing young blood’s rejuvenating power?
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A Groundbreaking Stem Cell Treatment Just Prevented a Woman From Going Blind

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Mar, 2017 07:30 AM
by Alex Muller
Age-related macular degeneration affects 10 million people in the U.S., and is the most common cause of vision loss.
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Improved materials for interfacing neural tissue with devices

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2017 06:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions.
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A protein in spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2017 05:46 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.
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