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Advanced brain organoid could model strokes, screen drugs

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2018 02:08 PM
by Alex Muller
Functional blood brain barrier allows for discovering and testing new drugs that can cross over into the brain.
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3D printed human corneas created at Newcastle University

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2018 02:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Using a 3D printer, this bio-ink was extruded into concentric circles to form an artificial cornea, according to a paper published in Experimental Eye Research.
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Noninvasive Brain-computer-interface training helps tetraplegics win avatar race

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2018 03:49 AM
by Alex Muller
BCI systems can restore functions lost to disability, allowing for spontaneous, direct brain control of external devices.
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Drug Discovery Accelerated By Using Deep Neural Networks

Posted in Medicine on 27th May, 2018 03:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Recent Intel collaboration with Novartis on the use of deep neural networks to accelerate high content screening – a key element of early drug discovery.
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Research Team Builds a Brain Model Neuron By Neuron

Posted in Medicine on 26th May, 2018 01:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microscopic plates to guide where and how individual neurons grow, and showed that they can make functional connections between specific neurons.
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UCLA engineer develops 3D printer that can create complex biological tissues

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2018 01:43 AM
by Alex Muller
A UCLA bioengineer has developed a technique that uses a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials.
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Magic mushroom treatment improves emotional face recognition in depressed patients

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2018 04:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Psilocybin-based treatment can improve emotional processing in depressed patients.
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Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2018 04:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Commercially available supplement can improve dilation of a subjects’ arteries by 42 percent in response to increased blood flow.
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Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in patients with severe form of epilepsy

Posted in Medicine on 20th May, 2018 11:05 AM
by Alex Muller
In the new study comparing two doses of CBD to a placebo, the researchers reported a 41.9 percent reduction in 'drop seizures'
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Body clock linked to mood disorders

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2018 12:53 AM
by Alex Muller
Disruption to the body's internal clock may put people at increased risk of mood disorders, scientists say.
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Three dramatic new ways to visualise brain tissue and neuron circuits

Posted in Medicine on 16th May, 2018 01:34 AM
by Alex Muller
May lead to breakthroughs in tracking brain disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's
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Ultrasound helmet would make live images, brain-machine interface possible

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2018 01:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Ultimately, an effective way for people to control software and robotics by thinking about it.
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George Church says there is eye-popping anti-aging results in mice and age reversing tests on dogs

Posted in Medicine on 11th May, 2018 12:29 AM
by Alex Muller
Rejuvenate Bio is a stealth startup that is working on reversing aging in dogs and then will try to reverse aging in humans.
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Cannabis versus Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th May, 2018 11:01 AM
by Alex Muller
We know weed can mitigate the side effects of the disease and its treatments, but it might also fight malignancies directly.
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Calcium-based MRI sensor enables more sensitive brain imaging

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2018 11:16 AM
by Alex Muller
The system detects direct signals of neural activity; could reveal patterns underlying behaviour.
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New immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer dramatically improves survival, researchers report

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2018 05:06 AM
by Alex Muller
Treatment cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen, compared to chemo alone, after nearly one year.
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