Social Media Sidebar

Announcement

Please sign up, comment on articles and bring your friends!

Current poll

PlanetTech is asking:

What do you think about our new web site?

Love it, indeed
Really good solution
Same as old one
The old one was better
This is a new option

Quote of the day

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.

 

Carl Sagan

Medicine

Google reportedly investing...
votes (87)
Endothelial Cells Can...
votes (86)
Anti Aging Drug Breakthrough
votes (82)
Regenerative medicine could...
votes (80)
IBM Watson wants to fix...
votes (79)

The World's First 'Artificial Pancreas' Will Be Hitting the Market in 2017

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:19 PM
by AlexMuller
It could help the more than 1.25 million American children and adults with type 1 diabetes manage their disease.
Rate this!
+35

Artists may unknowingly paint a picture of cognitive decline

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jan, 2017 07:21 PM
by AlexMuller
It's not abnormal for the style of artists to evolve over time, but could very subtle changes represent something bigger than simply maturing tastes?
Rate this!
+47

Portable vision testing kit puts an eye doctor in your smartphone

Posted in Medicine on 1st Jan, 2017 07:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Attach the mini microscope to your smartphone to take the test.
Rate this!
+21

MRI breakthroughs include ultra-sensitive MRI without chemical or radioactive labels

Posted in Medicine on 31st Dec, 2016 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Heart mechanical contractions recorded in MRI machine for first time; hope to monitor neurotransmitters at 100 times lower levels.
Rate this!
+49

Experimental Cancer Therapy Makes Inroads Treating Brain Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 30th Dec, 2016 05:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The immunotherapy approach may soon be commercially available for leukemia and lymphoma.
Rate this!
+53

Immune cells in covering of brain discovered; may play critical role in battling neurological diseases

Posted in Medicine on 29th Dec, 2016 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
By harnessing the power of cells, known as type 2 innate lymphocytes, doctors may be able to develop treatments for neurological diseases.
Rate this!
+35

Drone-based blood deliveries in Tanzania to be funded by UK government

Posted in Medicine on 29th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The UK government is to fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and other medical supplies in Tanzania.
Rate this!
+41

Nanodiscs deliver personalized cancer therapy to immune system

Posted in Medicine on 27th Dec, 2016 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Personalized immunotherapy is a fast-growing field of research in the fight against cancer.
Rate this!
+34

Ebola vaccine proves 100 percent effective in final trials

Posted in Medicine on 26th Dec, 2016 01:35 AM
by AlexMuller
'When the next Ebola outbreak hits, we will not be defenceless'
Rate this!
+38

Method discovered to remove amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2016 02:17 PM
by AlexMuller
A strategy for removing amyloid plaques; clumps in a brain with Alzheimer’s disease that are created by misfolded proteins.
Rate this!
+33

Using graphene to detect brain cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2016 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
By interfacing brain cells with graphene, researchers have differentiated a single hyperactive Glioblastoma Multiforme cancerous astrocyte cell from a normal cell in the lab.
Rate this!
+21

New ultrasound microscopy technique is first to image inside live cells

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2016 12:31 PM
by AlexMuller
A technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.
Rate this!
+38

Blood test for hidden heart disease and risk of heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 21st Dec, 2016 05:28 PM
by AlexMuller
A cheap blood test can predict which apparently healthy patients are at high risk of a heart attack.
Rate this!
+40

How diabetes drug metformin prevents, suppresses cancer growth

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2016 04:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Ancient genetic pathway suggests new ways to fight cancers and support healthy ageing.
Rate this!
+56

MRI scans reveal Runners' Brains May Have More Connectivity, UA Research Shows

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2016 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
MRI scans reveal that running may affect the structure and function of the brain in ways similar to playing a musical instrument.
Rate this!
+41

Scientists Plan First Synthetic Blood Transfusion For 2017

Posted in Medicine on 18th Dec, 2016 06:21 PM
by AlexMuller
A Step Closer To Perpetually Filled Blood Banks
Rate this!
+52
« < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 > »

Recent headlines

  • Posted in Science on 2017-01-18 17:15:52
    Trump moving away from supporters on climate science..read more
    Posted in Medicine on 2017-01-18 17:08:11
    Link Found Between Concussion and Alzheimer’s Disease..read more
    Posted in Science on 2017-01-18 17:02:42
    Aeolus wind mission heads for test and launch..read more
    Posted in Business on 2017-01-18 16:57:14
    Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey..read more
    Posted in Business on 2017-01-17 16:41:40
    Renewable Energy Jobs Will Likely Grow By More Than 170%.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-10 01:33
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-20 07:17
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Software on 2013-10-20 06:43
Pirate Bay Browser Clocks 1,000,000 Downloads..read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-10 02:10
Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into new.....read more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-14 03:13
Endothelial Cells Can Repair and Regenerate Organs,.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Spacex says China is their main competitor for commercial.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Staring at Your Phone Could Be Making You Short Sighted..read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Oculus Rift virtual reality headset coming to mobile, but.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in about.....read more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Delivering drugs via nanoparticles to target mitochondria..read more

Recent Blog Posts

  • Posted by AlexMuller
    How a Western diet leads to overeating and obesity..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    High dietary red meat intake linked to common bowel condition.....read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Viruses in genome important for our brain..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    The moon is older than scientists thought..read more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    How stress may increase risk of heart disease and stroke..read more

Login to your Account

Login to your PlanetTech Account here

Username:
Password:
Remember me
or

Create a New Account

You just need username and password

The following errors occured:
Username:
Email:
Password:
Verify password:
Remember me