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This parasite might turn you into an entrepreneur

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2018 03:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Infection with the T. gondii parasite has been correlated with an increase in risky behaviours – perhaps even such as starting a new business.
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Study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jul, 2018 03:49 AM
by Alex Muller
New research suggests obesity that affects the liver could play a part in the long-term onset of Alzheimer's and dementia.
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Study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018 03:31 AM
by Alex Muller
OSA, where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep stopping breathing, is known to reduce levels of oxygen in the blood.
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Pediatric cardiologist uses VR to visualize heart defects

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018 03:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Models help surgeons and patients' family members understand congenital heart defects.
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Half of young people recover from schizophrenia

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jul, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
Prospects are not as hopeless as previously thought, according to the researcher behind the study.
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Cannabinoids may have a vast array of anti-cancer effects

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jul, 2018 10:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A new British Journal of Pharmacology review has examined their potential for the direct treatment of cancer.
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How magnetized wire can detect cancer cells in your blood

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jul, 2018 06:21 AM
by Alex Muller
A magnetic wire attracts free-floating tumor cells that have been magnetized by specially engineered nanoparticles.
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Google researchers create AI that maps the brain’s neurons

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jul, 2018 06:18 AM
by Alex Muller
Mapping the structure of biological networks in the nervous system, a field of study known as connectomics, is computationally intensive. Luckily, AI can help.
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How to predict the side effects of millions of drug combinations

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jul, 2018 02:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors have no idea, but Stanford University computer scientists have figured it out, using artificial intelligence.
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3D Color X-Rays Now Possible Thanks To CERN Technology

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jul, 2018 03:07 AM
by Alex Muller
Have you ever wondered why we have color television, but most medical imaging is stuck using black and white? That may be about to change.
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Drug boosts immune system in elderly people by 40% and it also has antiaging effect in fruit flies

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jul, 2018 10:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Inhibition of the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) protein kinase extends life span and ameliorates aging-related pathologies.
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Google introduces AI for drug discovery protein recognition

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jul, 2018 10:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Protein crystallization determines the shape of cells and can play a role in discovery of drugs to treat various illnesses.
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How Cancer Care is Changing with Tech Innovation

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2018 10:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Perhaps complacency in the medical field that has led the community at large to let the arrival of several new cancer treatment methods go by with inadequate fanfare.
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Nanoparticle-drug combo turns white fat to brown fat with potential to treat obesity, diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2018 02:38 PM
by Alex Muller
A way to deliver a drug directly to stored white fat cells to turn them into more easily burned brown fat cells.
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AI beats 15 doctors in tumor diagnosis competition

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jul, 2018 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
An AI system has wiped the floor with some of China’s top doctors when it comes to diagnosing brain tumors and predicting hematoma expansion.
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Sound waves could provide 'liquid biopsies'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2018 06:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Acoustic microfluidic platform gently and quickly separates circulating tumor cells from blood samples.
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