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Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017 12:14 PM
by Alex Muller
This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs.
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How the poliovirus can be used to battle lethal cancers

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Sep, 2017 06:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A technique developed several years ago involving an engineered hybrid of poliovirus and rhinovirus has shown great promise in treating a lethal form of brain cancer.
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A Permanent Vaccine Against Tooth Cavity and Decay

Posted in Medicine on 19th Sep, 2017 05:54 PM
by Alex Muller
According to the latest issue of Nature, there's an urgent need for a vaccine against tooth decay
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Brain halves increase communication to compensate for aging, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Increased communication between distant brain regions helps older adults compensate for the negative aspects of aging
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New drug effective against malaria

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2017 04:54 PM
by Alex Muller
Promising clinical trial results could give doctors a new tool against drug-resistant strains of malaria parasite.
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Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Posted in Medicine on 16th Sep, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.
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+33

Study Investigates Vaccine and Oral Medication to Stop Alzheimer’s Before it Begins

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Testing a new vaccine and oral medication that could delay or prevent Alzheimer’s disease from developing in those with a genetic predisposition.
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Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers.
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Parasite Linked with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases, Epilepsy, and Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2017 07:23 PM
by Alex Muller
About a third of the world’s population is chronically infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
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+37

FDA Breaks New Ground With First Approved Gene Therapy for Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
'It was so improbable that this would ever be a commercially approved therapy,'
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+36

Alzheimer’s Doesn’t Destroy Memories, It Only Blocks Them

Posted in Medicine on 13th Sep, 2017 05:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Until now, it was believed that Alzheimer’s disease could destroy the memories, but a new study reveals that it actually blocks them.
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Study Predicts What People Look Like From Their DNA

Posted in Medicine on 12th Sep, 2017 05:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The predictive performance of this kind of approach is only likely to improve with larger sample sizes.
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Baby brain scans can predict who is likely to develop autism

Posted in Medicine on 11th Sep, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The way bundles of white matter fibres in the brain connect can indicate whether someone will develop autism.
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Neuroscience study uncovers how threatening information invades the working memory of anxious people

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2017 05:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The brains of anxious individuals tend to misallocate memory resources to process threat-related information.
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'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2017 05:52 PM
by Alex Muller
A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.
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+45

Bionic lens can make vision three times better than 20-20

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2017 01:48 PM
by Alex Muller
The Bionic Lens is a dynamic lens that replaces the natural lens inside the eye via one of the most common and successful procedures in medicine – cataract surgery.
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