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Anxiety makes reading facial expressions harder, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2017 02:06 PM
by Alex Muller
A University of Bristol study found that people who were in an anxious state found it hard to distinguish between happy and angry expression.
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Lives saved by replacing coal with solar photovoltaic

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2017 02:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Poor air quality from coal combustion adversely impacts human health.
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A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jun, 2017 01:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases.
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Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2017 05:44 PM
by Alex Muller
US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world's most threatening superbugs.
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Israeli scientists announce new treatment for ALS

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2017 10:06 AM
by Alex Muller
Drug developed at Ben-Gurion University said to improve brain function and life expectancy, may help Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sufferers too.
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Mind-Controlled Computer Retrains Stroke Victims' Brains to Help Them Move Again

Posted in Medicine on 27th May, 2017 11:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Paralysis on one side of the body is a common symptom of a stroke.
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+36

Too Much Sleep Could Signal Dementia

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2017 03:31 PM
by Alex Muller
More than nine hours a night might spell trouble for the elderly, say medical school researchers.
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In 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence

Posted in Medicine on 24th May, 2017 03:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists announced on Monday that they had identified 52 genes linked to intelligence in nearly 80,000 people.
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Dementia-related brain changes observed before memory or thinking problems are noticeable

Posted in Medicine on 22nd May, 2017 03:03 PM
by Alex Muller
A potential brain imaging predictor for dementia.
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+42

Lab-grown stem cells could replace blood donations

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2017 07:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancer patients could someday sidestep waiting for bone marrow transplants.
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A Bioengineered 'Pancreas' Has Ended One Diabetic's Need For Insulin

Posted in Medicine on 19th May, 2017 02:58 PM
by Alex Muller
For an entire year - and counting.
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Limitless blood supplies are 'tantalisingly close' to becoming reality, reveal scientists

Posted in Medicine on 18th May, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers turn adult cells into stem cells that can then create any kind of blood cell, including immune system ones.
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Researchers Are Using Stem Cell Tech to End Neurological Disorders

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have constructed a laboratory model for a unique neurological disorder by transforming patients' own cells using stem cell technology.
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ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human brain.
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Stanford system keeps drug levels in the Goldilocks zone

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
A biosensor forms part of a new system that can monitor the amount of a given drug in a patient's bloodstream in real time, and adjust the dosage as required.
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Clinical Review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in magic mushrooms.
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