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Researchers Are Using Stem Cell Tech to End Neurological Disorders

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have constructed a laboratory model for a unique neurological disorder by transforming patients' own cells using stem cell technology.
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+43

ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human brain.
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Stanford system keeps drug levels in the Goldilocks zone

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
A biosensor forms part of a new system that can monitor the amount of a given drug in a patient's bloodstream in real time, and adjust the dosage as required.
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Clinical Review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in magic mushrooms.
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+45

Vivid Vision raises $2.2 million to build VR tools to treat lazy eye

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2017 04:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Startup Vivid Vision said today it has raised $2.2 million in a seed round to build VR tools that could be used to treat eye problems known as lazy eye.
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'Heart attack risk' for common painkillers

Posted in Medicine on 11th May, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
A fresh study suggests there may be a link between taking high doses of common anti-inflammatory painkillers - such as ibuprofen - and heart attacks.
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+32

Cannabis extract could reverse brain's decline in old age

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2017 01:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Regular low doses of THC dramatically boosted memory and learning in older mice, say scientists, who plan a clinical trial in humans later this year.
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For the First Time Ever, a Robot Performed an Operation Inside a Human Eye

Posted in Medicine on 9th May, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have presented the results of a study using remotely operated robots to perform eye operations.
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+23

Software firms are actively seeking 'neurodiverse' employees

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2017 05:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Everyone’s brain operates differently, and these companies hope to leverage the strengths in those differences to improve the software development process.
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Soft artificial retina might make for smoother eye implants

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2017 12:29 AM
by Alex Muller
A number of devices under development that promise to restore vision by stimulating optical neurons at the back of the eye.
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New nuclear magnetic resonance technique offers 'molecular window' for live disease diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
NMR that can look inside a living system to get a high-resolution profile of which specific molecules are present, and extract a full metabolic profile.
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+33

A 'smart contact lens' for diabetes and glaucoma diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2017 07:01 PM
by Alex Muller
The design is based on transparent, stretchable sensors that are deposited on commercially available soft-contact lenses.
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+24

Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside an animal.
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Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

Posted in Medicine on 30th Apr, 2017 05:52 PM
by Alex Muller
People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests.
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China Is Racing Ahead in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR

Posted in Medicine on 29th Apr, 2017 01:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese scientists used CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease.
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Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin

Posted in Medicine on 28th Apr, 2017 06:33 PM
by Alex Muller
It might be possible to treat the main cause of permanent blindness before people notice any loss of vision, say University College London researchers.
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