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The 9 types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2018 05:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit.
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Graphene material strengthens nerve signaling in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 5th Mar, 2018 09:30 PM
by Alex Muller
When Vanderbilt University scientists tried to use graphene to measure electrical activity in the brain, they found that it actually enhanced nerve cell signaling.
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To assess diabetic nerve damage, look in the eyes

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2018 01:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Approximately half of the people who have had type 2 diabetes for over 10 years experience a decrease in nerve function, which typically begins in their feet.
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Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Mar, 2018 11:27 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form.
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Stretchable-Wearable sensors will be game changer for stroke rehabilitation

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2018 02:30 AM
by Alex Muller
The sensors provide detailed health metrics including heart function, muscle activity and quality of sleep.
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BrainQ aims to cure stroke through mind-reader tech

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2018 09:20 PM
by Alex Muller
BrainQ plans to use a non-surgically embedded EEG machine instead to gather data and help improve outcomes for stroke and spinal cord patients.
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Serious eye diseases accurately diagnosed through AI

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2018 09:16 PM
by Alex Muller
A deep-learning framework is utilised to develop an image-based diagnostic tool.
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'Mini-tumours' created to battle cancer

Posted in Medicine on 25th Feb, 2018 11:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have been able to predict how cancer patients will respond to therapy by growing miniature versions of their tumours in the laboratory.
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China leads world with 8 CRISPR trials to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2018 10:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Patients are willing to try new cures. That's why the ethics committee and the lab are very positive about this.
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+10

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work.
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+25

Cancer Vaccines May Overhaul Cancer Therapy in the Next Decade

Posted in Medicine on 21st Feb, 2018 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
In many cases, these vaccines also treat tumors already within the body.
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Google AI can predict heart disease by looking at pictures of the retina

Posted in Medicine on 20th Feb, 2018 01:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Medical researchers have previously shown some correlation between retinal vessels and the risk of a major cardiovascular episode.
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Researchers Have Developed a Potential Blood Test for Autism

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2018 06:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have developed two new potential tests, one blood and one urine, that could help families with a child who has autism receive a diagnosis earlier.
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Breakthrough uses stem cells to create possible cancer vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 18th Feb, 2018 07:00 AM
by Alex Muller
Mice injected with inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) display significant immune system responses to a variety of cancers.
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Scientists Boosted Human Memory With a Brain Implant

Posted in Medicine on 18th Feb, 2018 06:29 AM
by Alex Muller
A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent.
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First diagnostic blood test for concussion passed by the FDA

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2018 03:02 AM
by Alex Muller
The blood test can accurately and quickly identify patients with brain tissue damage.
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