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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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+43

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

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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+34

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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+35

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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+43

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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+34

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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