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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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+50

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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+8

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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+20

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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+7

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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+5

Augmented-reality system lets doctors see medical images projected on patients’ skin

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2018 05:04 AM
by Alex Muller
The system, called ProjectDR, shows clinicians 3D medical images such as CT scans and MRI data, projected directly on a patient’s skin.
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+7

The foods that might help with dementia

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Apr, 2018 11:17 PM
by Alex Muller
How realistic is it that dementia can be tackled through diet?
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+16

FDA approves first contact lens that gets darker in sunlight

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2018 11:36 PM
by Alex Muller
'This contact lens is the first of its kind to incorporate the same technology that is used in eyeglasses that automatically darken in the sun'
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+24

Scientists discover protein behind motor neurone disease

Posted in Medicine on 20th Apr, 2018 04:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neurone disease and a rare form of dementia.
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+28

Breakthrough crispr gene editing trial set to begin this year

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2018 10:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Biotech company CRISPR Therapeutics is set to treat Europe’s patients with the CRISPR gene-editing tool this year following regulatory approval for trials.
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Genes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say

Posted in Medicine on 16th Apr, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs.
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+47

Why some types of cancers are 'born to be bad'

Posted in Medicine on 13th Apr, 2018 12:07 AM
by Alex Muller
A groundbreaking study has uncovered why some patients' cancers are more deadly than others, despite appearing identical.
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Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

Posted in Medicine on 8th Apr, 2018 07:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Cancers should no longer be categorised by where they are first formed in the body, but instead by similarities in tumour types, researchers say.
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+34

Scientists bring to life 'a sight for sore eyes'

Posted in Medicine on 7th Apr, 2018 05:46 PM
by Arushi Agrawal
New inventions offer a new hope and a promise of being effective in preventing sight loss, contributing to better quality of life.
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+26

Stem cell transplant cures first adult sickle-cell patient in Canada

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2018 11:07 AM
by Alex Muller
The first adult in Canada to have been cured of sickle cell anaemia did so with the help of stem cells donated by her sister.
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+8
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