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Artificial intelligence enabled early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jan, 2018 12:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed AI that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer.
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Diabetes drug reverses symptoms Alzheimer's in mice

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study has found that a drug originally developed to treat diabetes could significantly improve the brains of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
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+36

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 05:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
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Diet rich in apples, tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2017 06:36 AM
by Alex Muller
The decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and apples.
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Daily Leafy Greens May Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2017 09:57 AM
by Alex Muller
One serving of leafy greens a day may slow brain aging by 11 years.
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FDA approves gene therapy to fix mutations that can lead to blindness

Posted in Medicine on 21st Dec, 2017 05:33 AM
by Alex Muller
Luxturna is the first gene therapy approved by the Food and Drug Administration that treats a medical condition -- in this case, blindness -- by fixing a mistake in a patient's DNA.
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Creating electric fields in the brain buys glioblastoma patients extra months

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017 10:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancer treatment that creates electric fields in the brain via a cap-like device can buy more months of life for patients with glioblastoma.
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+25

Scientists sniff out Parkinson's disease smell

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017 12:18 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson's disease.
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Anti-aging drugs only a few years away

Posted in Medicine on 17th Dec, 2017 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Here are some some near term candidates for anti-aging biotech:
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How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy

Posted in Medicine on 15th Dec, 2017 01:34 PM
by Alex Muller
'MDMA expands awareness and produces feelings of trust and intimacy. It also reduces fear. All these things could make it really helpful for psychotherapy'
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Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Keep Mental Stamina Longer

Posted in Medicine on 13th Dec, 2017 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients
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Startup’s needle-free drug injector gets commercialization deal

Posted in Medicine on 12th Dec, 2017 03:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Collaboration with pharmaceutical giant will bring smart jet-injection device to market.
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Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Posted in Medicine on 12th Dec, 2017 03:41 AM
by Alex Muller
The defect that causes the neurodegenerative disease Huntington's has been corrected in patients for the first time, the BBC has learned.
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Weight loss can cure type 2 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2017 05:00 PM
by Alex Muller
298 people with Type 2 diabetes were able to lose an average of 30 pounds of weight and half of them no longer had to take diabetes medication.
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+38

A new drug treatment cuts migraine days in half

Posted in Medicine on 7th Dec, 2017 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
A drug called erenumab can cut the number of days with migraine symptoms for 50 per cent of patients.
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+38

3 practical ways that VR is improving health care

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2017 10:51 PM
by Alex Muller
VR has quietly been making significant improvements to the lives of people with issues such as chronic pain, lazy eye, and autism.
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