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Alzheimer's Disease Could Possibly Be Caused By Faulty Brain Cells

Posted in Medicine on 12th Feb, 2017 12:56 PM
by Alex Muller
In a recent study, researchers found that Alzheimer’s disease could be a product of damaged cell structures.
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+47

Compound may untangle damage leading to some dementias

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2017 10:09 AM
by Alex Muller
Preclinical study suggests a possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.
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Myopia cell discovered in retina:

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2017 10:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Dysfunction of cell may be linked to amount of time a child spends indoors.
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+27

Brain science startup NeuroQore hopes its magnets will cure depression and anxiety

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2017 08:50 PM
by Alex Muller
NeuroQore wants to shoot magnetic pulses into your brain to try to treat mental disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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+39

Salmonella can be weaponized to flush out cancer

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2017 05:46 PM
by Alex Muller
A notorious germ best known for getting people rushing to the bathroom may one day have cancer patients headed to clinics for a new treatment.
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Long-lasting mental health isn’t normal

Posted in Medicine on 9th Feb, 2017 09:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Most people have at least one bout of depression, anxiety or other disorder, study suggests.
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+45

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2017 05:14 PM
by Alex Muller
Lasers can help surgeons rapidly analyse brain cancers and decide how much tissue to remove, a study shows.
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+35

World First Drug Trial in Manchester Leaves Man With No Trace of Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 6th Feb, 2017 04:19 PM
by Alex Muller
The Christie has participated in a world-first drug trial that has left a 60-year-old man with no trace of the disease.
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+33

Brain imaging shows benefits of a good nights' sleep

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Feb, 2017 05:31 PM
by Alex Muller
Sleep plays an integral role in our ability to learn new things.
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+42

Mentally stimulating activities after age 70 associated with lower new cognitive-impairment risk

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Feb, 2017 07:03 PM
by AlexMuller
For cognitively normal people 70 or older, the risk of new-onset mild cognitive impairment decreased by 30 percent with computer use.
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Device reads brain activity to help locked-in people communicate

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2017 07:08 PM
by AlexMuller
It can tell whether a completely paralyzed person is thinking “yes” or “no”
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Malaria drugs fail for first time on patients in UK

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2017 07:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Between 1,500 and 2,000 people are treated for malaria in the UK each year - always after foreign travel.
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+32

Bilingual people may have an edge against Alzheimer's disease

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2017 04:44 PM
by AlexMuller
People who speak two or more languages appear to weather the ravages of Alzheimer's disease better than people who have only mastered one language.
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What can NASA’s twin study results actually tell us?

Posted in Medicine on 31st Jan, 2017 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
The next step is to figure out which changes can be attributed to spaceflight and which are just normal consequences of ageing.
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+22

Scientists find brain hormone that triggers fat burning

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jan, 2017 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Biologists have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut.
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Medical first, children had cancer cured with genetically engineered cells from another person

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jan, 2017 05:49 PM
by AlexMuller
The world’s first attempt to treat cancer with genetically engineered immune cells from a donor.
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+31
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