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Omron Healthcare shows off wearable blood pressure monitor for your wrist

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jan, 2018 04:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Omron Healthcare is showing off a blood pressure monitor worn as a wristwatch and that can deliver clinically validated accuracy.
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RightEye partners with Tobii on EyeQ vision tests to detect brain injury and Parkinson’s

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:59 AM
by Alex Muller
The EyeQ tests each have specialized parameters, which analyze users for early signs of Parkinson’s disease or symptoms of autism.
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Can Artificial Intelligence Unlock the Mysteries of Tissue Regeneration?

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Collaboration between experienced biology companies and good AI firms will make potential breakthroughs possible.
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Magic mushroom might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jan, 2018 08:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Research suggests that psilocybin therapy helps alleviate treatment-resistant depression.
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Satellites Could Help Forecast the Next Cholera Outbreak

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2018 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Using satellite data and specialized algorithms, one group was able to accurately predict an outbreak weeks in advance.
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Common virus used to help fight incurable brain cancer

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jan, 2018 10:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are optimistic that they may have found a new treatment to help people with incurable brain cancer.
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Artificial intelligence enabled early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jan, 2018 12:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed AI that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer.
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Diabetes drug reverses symptoms Alzheimer's in mice

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study has found that a drug originally developed to treat diabetes could significantly improve the brains of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
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+36

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2018 05:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation.
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Diet rich in apples, tomatoes may help repair lungs of ex-smokers, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 25th Dec, 2017 06:36 AM
by Alex Muller
The decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and apples.
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Daily Leafy Greens May Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2017 09:57 AM
by Alex Muller
One serving of leafy greens a day may slow brain aging by 11 years.
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FDA approves gene therapy to fix mutations that can lead to blindness

Posted in Medicine on 21st Dec, 2017 05:33 AM
by Alex Muller
Luxturna is the first gene therapy approved by the Food and Drug Administration that treats a medical condition -- in this case, blindness -- by fixing a mistake in a patient's DNA.
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Creating electric fields in the brain buys glioblastoma patients extra months

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017 10:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancer treatment that creates electric fields in the brain via a cap-like device can buy more months of life for patients with glioblastoma.
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Scientists sniff out Parkinson's disease smell

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017 12:18 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson's disease.
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Anti-aging drugs only a few years away

Posted in Medicine on 17th Dec, 2017 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Here are some some near term candidates for anti-aging biotech:
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How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy

Posted in Medicine on 15th Dec, 2017 01:34 PM
by Alex Muller
'MDMA expands awareness and produces feelings of trust and intimacy. It also reduces fear. All these things could make it really helpful for psychotherapy'
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