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'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Posted in Medicine on 7th Sep, 2017 05:52 PM
by Alex Muller
A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.
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Bionic lens can make vision three times better than 20-20

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2017 01:48 PM
by Alex Muller
The Bionic Lens is a dynamic lens that replaces the natural lens inside the eye via one of the most common and successful procedures in medicine – cataract surgery.
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Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2017 01:33 PM
by Alex Muller
A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer, according to US scientists.
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Motorized molecules that can drill into cancer cells

Posted in Medicine on 5th Sep, 2017 06:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Motorised molecules driven by light have been used to drill holes in the membranes of individual cells, including cancerous ones.
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How a simple ethanol injection could revolutionise some cancer treatments

Posted in Medicine on 4th Sep, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
A new type of ethanol solution that can be injected directly into a variety of tumours.
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Google found a new test for heart disease using AI

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Sep, 2017 04:32 PM
by Alex Muller
New research from Alphabet’s life science company, Verily, and Google shows that one day there might be a far easier test to determine risk of heart disease.
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Robots and AI Will Take Over These 3 Medical Niches First

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Sep, 2017 04:20 PM
by Alex Muller
We’re no stranger to robotics in the medical field. Robot-assisted surgery is becoming more and more common.
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+27

Asthma Medicine Halves Risk of Parkinson´s

Posted in Medicine on 1st Sep, 2017 03:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson´s disease.
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'Breakthrough' Can Eradicate Tumors Claim Researchers

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2017 02:54 AM
by Alex Muller
A newly discovered process to kill cancer cells can eradicate tumors and reduce the risk of side effects and recurrence of the disease, claim a group of researchers in the Scotland.
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New meningitis test to speed up diagnosis and save lives

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2017 02:48 AM
by Alex Muller
A hospital A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new, rapid test for meningitis that should speed up diagnosis and save lives.
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US clears first 'living drug' for tough childhood leukemia

Posted in Medicine on 30th Aug, 2017 05:41 PM
by Alex Muller
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients’ blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy leukemia.
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Anti-inflammatory drugs may lower heart attack risk, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 28th Aug, 2017 04:21 AM
by Alex Muller
US scientists find heart attack survivors given canakinumab injections have fewer future heart attacks and lower cancer risk.
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Metformin could be the first FDA approved antiaging drug

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2017 06:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Most surprising of all, Metformin-takers seemed to get cancer far less frequently.
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MRI scan that can predict stroke risk has 'promise to save lives'

Posted in Medicine on 26th Aug, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists at Oxford University develop non-invasive technique to measure amount of cholesterol in carotid plaques.
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New artificial intelligence can predict the onset of dementia two years before the first symptoms

Posted in Medicine on 25th Aug, 2017 07:40 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have an algorithm capable of recognising the signatures of dementia two years before its onset.
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Lithium in tap water may cut dementia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Aug, 2017 07:19 PM
by Alex Muller
People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, say researchers in Denmark.
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