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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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+25

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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Blood test detects cancer and pinpoints location before symptoms appear

Posted in Medicine on 27th Mar, 2017 07:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists.
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+27

Google’s Calico partners with new biotech firm to develop anti-aging and cancer drugs

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2017 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The firms wants to create medicines to sniff out proteins that may help cause cancers and destroy them.
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+46

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2017 06:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.
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Old blood can be made young again and it might fight aging

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:12 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein can boost blood stem cells, making them behave like those of younger people. Is it the key to harnessing young blood’s rejuvenating power?
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+41

A Groundbreaking Stem Cell Treatment Just Prevented a Woman From Going Blind

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Mar, 2017 07:30 AM
by Alex Muller
Age-related macular degeneration affects 10 million people in the U.S., and is the most common cause of vision loss.
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+44

Improved materials for interfacing neural tissue with devices

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2017 06:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions.
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A protein in spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2017 05:46 PM
by Alex Muller
A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.
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Vitamin D linked to autism prevention

Posted in Medicine on 20th Mar, 2017 04:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Vitamin D plays important role in the development, and prevention, of autism, researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute, UQ have found.
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Accelerated brain aging may be in your genes

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2017 09:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that accelerates aging in elderly brains.
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+46

'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2017 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.
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Transcranial alternating current stimulation used to boost working memory

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017 07:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The hope is that the approach could be used to bypass damaged areas of the brain and relay signals in people with brain injury.
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First nanoengineered retinal implant could help the blind regain functional vision

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Nanowires provide higher resolution than anything achieved by other devices, closer to the dense spacing of photoreceptors in the retina.
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+22

A new test can detect a patients blood type with color-changing paper

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017 12:21 AM
by Alex Muller
It could be crucial in emergency situations and remote areas.
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+35

Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Headed For Bigger Tests

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017 12:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
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