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Personalized tumor vaccines keep cancer in check

Posted in Medicine on 14th Apr, 2017 11:43 AM
by Alex Muller
For half a century, researchers have dreamed of giving cancer patients a vaccine that helps the immune system detect the tumors as foreign tissue and wipe them out.
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Nanoparticle research tested in locusts focuses on new drug-delivery method

Posted in Medicine on 13th Apr, 2017 03:00 PM
by Alex Muller
Delivering life-saving drugs directly to the brain in a safe and effective way is a challenge for medical providers.
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Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

Posted in Medicine on 11th Apr, 2017 01:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.
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Study shows short- and long-term memories form simultaneously

Posted in Medicine on 10th Apr, 2017 01:59 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study could revolutionize our understanding of how memories form in the brain.
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'Holy Grail' of Gene Editing Partially Restores Vision

Posted in Medicine on 9th Apr, 2017 10:13 AM
by Alex Muller
With this new development we are finally able to use CRISPR to edit regular adult cells, giving hope to treat formally incurable diseases.
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Tricorder-Like Device Can Tell if Your Brain Is Bleeding

Posted in Medicine on 8th Apr, 2017 10:15 AM
by Alex Muller
A new head worn device that scans the brain’s electrical patterns has shown tremendous promise in clinical trials.
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+19

FDA approves home genetic tests for Alzheimer's and other diseases

Posted in Medicine on 7th Apr, 2017 11:57 AM
by Alex Muller
After being blocked in 2013, the FDA has finally approved the 23andMe home genetic testing kit for 10 specific diseases.
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+45

Vitamin C May Help Cancer Treatments Work Better

Posted in Medicine on 7th Apr, 2017 11:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Cancer treatments are often hard on patients, but the side effects and challenges are necessary to control or even destroy tumor cells.
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+43

Ketamine depression treatment 'should be rolled out'

Posted in Medicine on 6th Apr, 2017 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors trialling the use of ketamine to treat depression are calling for the treatment to be rolled out.
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Artificial Intelligence is Completely Transforming Modern Healthcare

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The introduction of deep learning systems is only possible by powerful computing capabilities; capabilities that Nvidia has made possible with their graphic processors.
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Scientists report inhibition of cellular aging

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:50 AM
by Alex Muller
Prevention of aging is an instinctive desire of humans; thus, it is a task and challenge of biologists to identify substances that control aging and analyze aging mechanisms.
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Ultrasound boosts success of Alzheimer’s drug

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2017 09:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers are a step closer to non-invasive treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, with the discovery that ultrasound enhances the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
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The factories of the future could float in space

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2017 12:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Orbital manufacturing is already paving the way for better solar panels, faster internet, cleaner computer chips, and lab-grown human hearts.
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A new blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 09:01 AM
by Alex Muller
Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome depression.
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+48

3D printed guides used to make customized blood vessels

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 08:55 AM
by Alex Muller
The 'Ring Stacking Method' could lead to new and improved ways of treating coronary artery disease.
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A 'sci-fi' cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2017 08:50 AM
by Alex Muller
A cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors.
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