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'Handful of changes' make cells into cancer

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2017 12:40 AM
by Alex Muller
British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer.
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+35

Halloween Novelty contact lenses 'can cause sight loss' and eye damage

Posted in Medicine on 20th Oct, 2017 12:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Eye experts are warning of the risks of wearing novelty contact lenses at Halloween, saying they can cause nasty infections.
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+21

Tumor Cells Get Hooked on Cancer Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2017 04:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancerous tumor cells get addicted to the very drugs meant to eradicate them.
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+38

Psychedelic mushrooms may work magic on depression

Posted in Medicine on 14th Oct, 2017 04:01 PM
by Alex Muller
'We have shown for the first time clear changes in brain activity in depressed people treated with psilocybin after failing to respond to conventional treatments'
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+38

3D 'body-on-a-chip' project aims to accelerate drug testing, reduce costs

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2017 04:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have engineered miniature 3D human hearts, lungs, and livers to achieve more realistic testing.
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+36

This supercomputer can detect brain tumours

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2017 03:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have trained a supercomputer to automatically detect brain tumours from scans with 90% accuracy.
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+25

New approach for AIDS: Lock HIV in reservoir cells, to die through apoptosis

Posted in Medicine on 9th Oct, 2017 03:52 PM
by Alex Muller
With the successful suppression of the AIDS virus (HIV) through medication, the focus turns toward its eradication.
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+31

First evidence of the body's waste system in the human brain discovered

Posted in Medicine on 8th Oct, 2017 07:27 PM
by Alex Muller
By scanning the brains of healthy volunteers, researchers saw the first, long-sought evidence that our brains may drain some waste out through lymphatic vessels.
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+38

Injectable 'Elastic Glue' Seals Wounds in Just 60 Seconds

Posted in Medicine on 8th Oct, 2017 07:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The substance could eventually be used in surgeries and in emergency situations, though it still needs to be tested on humans.
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+32

Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Posted in Medicine on 6th Oct, 2017 06:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Industry giants Pfizer and Genentech will work with blockchain startup Chronicled and supply chain company The LinkLab to develop an Ethereum-based platform.
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+29

Earlier School Start Times May Increase Risk of Adolescent Depression and Anxiety

Posted in Medicine on 4th Oct, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Teenagers with school starting times before 8:30 a.m. may be at particular risk of experiencing depression and anxiety.
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+38

IBM Watson AI for diagnosing and treating cancer

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:29 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM Watson for Oncology uses the latest deep learning techniques to provide clinicians worldwide with evidence-based treatment plans.
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Appetite-controlling brain cells activated by amino acids, which could lead to new treatments

Posted in Medicine on 1st Oct, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The findings could put a serious dent in the obesity epidemic.
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+37

Researchers discover the key to long-term memory in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 28th Sep, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
It also opens the possibility of one day editing our memories.
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+36

Neuroscientists restore vegetative-state patient’s consciousness with nerve stimulation

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2017 03:23 PM
by Alex Muller
This challenges the general belief that disorders of consciousness that persist for longer than 12 months are irreversible.
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+46

'Instant' blood test for heart attacks

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2017 03:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test that could rule out a heart attack in under 20 minutes should be used routinely, say UK researchers.
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+38
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