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Scientists Make Hemostatic Gauze That Reduces Blood Loss 60%

Posted in Medicine on 14th Feb, 2018 03:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed non-blood-absorbing hemostatic gauze.
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+13

Chance discovery reveals eyes could shine light on stroke severity

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2018 05:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have discovered gadolinium, a chemical regularly given to patients for MRI scans, is accumulating in the eyes and may provide increase understanding of strokes.
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Drug shown to reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2018 05:48 AM
by Alex Muller
QUT researchers have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse the damaging impacts of heavy alcohol consumption on regeneration of brain cells.
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More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2018 01:29 AM
by Alex Muller
The report finds that as of 2015, 30.3 million Americans, 9.4 percent of the U.S. population –have diabetes.
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+27

Study: Apple Watch can detect diabetes with an 85% accuracy

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2018 01:20 AM
by Alex Muller
According to Cardiogram founder Brandon Ballinger’s latest study, Apple Watch can detect diabetes in those previously diagnosed with 85% accuracy.
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Stanford Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates any cancer tumour in mice and human trials are starting

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2018 11:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The approach works for many different types of cancers, including those that arise spontaneously, the study found.
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Blood test finds toxic Alzheimer's proteins

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists in Japan and Australia have developed a blood test that can detect the build-up of toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease.
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Brain 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2018 04:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Only a small number of DBS studies have been done for Alzheimer's and they have focused on stimulating brain regions governing memory, rather than judgement.
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Nanosystem delivers drugs directly to a tiny spot in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jan, 2018 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
MIT researchers have developed a system that can deliver tiny quantities of medicine to brain regions as small as 1 cubic millimeter, with control over how much drug is given.
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Benefits of clot removal for strokes extended to 24 hours

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jan, 2018 03:15 AM
by Alex Muller
In many cases, surgeons can save brain tissue that’s on the brink of death by removing clots in the brain.
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+31

New Study considers starving cancer cells to death

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jan, 2018 12:00 AM
by Alex Muller
This study may hold the promise of novel anticancer approaches with minimal side effects, if any.
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Cancer blood test 'enormously exciting'

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jan, 2018 08:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.
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+38

Is anxiety a strong early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 08:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The degenerative processes behind Alzheimer's disease have been found to begin 10, or even 20 years before dementia symptoms become evident and the condition is diagnosed.
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Can psychedelic drugs such as magic mushroom 'reconnect' depressed patients with their emotions?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jan, 2018 07:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests psilocybin can help relieve the symptoms of depression, without the 'dulling' of emotions linked with antidepressants.
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Bitcoin Could Bankroll MDMA Into the Mainstream as a Therapy Drug

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018 12:18 PM
by Alex Muller
If funding arrives and all goes to plan, it’s expected that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will give MDMA-assisted therapy its stamp of approval by 2021.
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Platelet coated stem cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018 12:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Although cardiac stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for heart attack patients, directing the cells to the site of an injury and getting them to stay there remains challenging.
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