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A Diabetes Drug Has Shut Down Cancer’s Primary Way of Making Energy

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2017 06:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Low-dose treatment with diabetes medication metformin resulted in a significant increase in tumor cell death.
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The Cognitive Benefits of Smart Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jan, 2017 04:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Some nootropics can have a very beneficial impact on mental and physical functionality.
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Personality linked to 'differences in brain structure'

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jan, 2017 03:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Our personality traits are linked to differences in the thickness and volume of various parts of our brains, an international study has suggested.
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Magnetic brain stimulation improves a precise type of memory

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2017 03:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation could help people with brain injuries or dementia.
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A 'smart' patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jan, 2017 03:07 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists has invented a replacement for daily glucose-level finger-pricking and insulin shots: a painless “smart” patch.
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Smart biopsy needle for brain tumors helps doctors dodge the danger zone

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:26 AM
by AlexMuller
One of the challenges in performing surgery on a brain tumor is the need to avoid damage to blood vessels, something that can cause fatal bleeding.
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+44

Research Shows that Cannabis Could be a Non-Addictive Method for Pain Relief

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jan, 2017 02:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Research proposes an avenue for developing treatments for chronic pain that utilises the medicinal properties of cannabis.
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The Long Quest To Create Artificial Blood May Soon Be Over

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jan, 2017 04:13 PM
by AlexMuller
while blood substitutes can be a vital bridge to helping people in acute situations, blood donations will still be necessary in the future.
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The Tiny Robots Revolutionizing Eye Surgery

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jan, 2017 04:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Machines that are capable of making precise operations inside the human eye will make it possible to perform entirely new procedures.
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New chemical front found in battle against anxiety

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jan, 2017 01:29 PM
by AlexMuller
According to the National Institutes for Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect over 18 percent of the population in the United States alone.
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Link Found Between Concussion and Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2017 05:08 PM
by AlexMuller
A study has found concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition.
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Brain-controlled robot lets physically challenged see the world

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2017 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
The Teleport uses a simple off-the-shelf brain control interface to improve the lives of those with motor disabilities.
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Biomarker Patterns in Blood Predict Healthy Aging

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jan, 2017 04:28 PM
by AlexMuller
Levels of specific biomarkers, or chemicals found in the blood, can be combined to produce patterns that signify how well a person is aging.
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Neuroscientists discover that disorganized brain waves are needed for human memory

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2017 10:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Brain waves, or oscillations, are the brain’s way of organising activity and are known to be important to learning, memory, and thinking.
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Synthetic stem cells offer benefits of natural stem cells without the risks

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2017 10:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Can be applied to multiple stem cell types and to repair of various organ systems.
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The End of Scars? Scientists Discovered How to Regenerate Human Skin

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jan, 2017 05:30 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells.
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