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IBM Watson AI for diagnosing and treating cancer

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:29 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM Watson for Oncology uses the latest deep learning techniques to provide clinicians worldwide with evidence-based treatment plans.
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Appetite-controlling brain cells activated by amino acids, which could lead to new treatments

Posted in Medicine on 1st Oct, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The findings could put a serious dent in the obesity epidemic.
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Researchers discover the key to long-term memory in the brain

Posted in Medicine on 28th Sep, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
It also opens the possibility of one day editing our memories.
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+36

Neuroscientists restore vegetative-state patient’s consciousness with nerve stimulation

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2017 03:23 PM
by Alex Muller
This challenges the general belief that disorders of consciousness that persist for longer than 12 months are irreversible.
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'Instant' blood test for heart attacks

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2017 03:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A blood test that could rule out a heart attack in under 20 minutes should be used routinely, say UK researchers.
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Virtual reality technology could be a powerful tool in diagnosing social anxiety disorder

Posted in Medicine on 25th Sep, 2017 07:47 PM
by Alex Muller
A team of German researchers is hoping to use virtual reality technology to diagnose social anxiety disorder.
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Effective help is available for migraine sufferers

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017 12:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Although it’s the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed.
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Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017 12:14 PM
by Alex Muller
This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs.
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How the poliovirus can be used to battle lethal cancers

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Sep, 2017 06:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A technique developed several years ago involving an engineered hybrid of poliovirus and rhinovirus has shown great promise in treating a lethal form of brain cancer.
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A Permanent Vaccine Against Tooth Cavity and Decay

Posted in Medicine on 19th Sep, 2017 05:54 PM
by Alex Muller
According to the latest issue of Nature, there's an urgent need for a vaccine against tooth decay
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Brain halves increase communication to compensate for aging, study finds

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Increased communication between distant brain regions helps older adults compensate for the negative aspects of aging
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New drug effective against malaria

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2017 04:54 PM
by Alex Muller
Promising clinical trial results could give doctors a new tool against drug-resistant strains of malaria parasite.
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Human brains connecting to the internet in realtime

Posted in Medicine on 16th Sep, 2017 06:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Biomedical engineers at Wits are connecting a human brain to the internet in real time.
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Study Investigates Vaccine and Oral Medication to Stop Alzheimer’s Before it Begins

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Testing a new vaccine and oral medication that could delay or prevent Alzheimer’s disease from developing in those with a genetic predisposition.
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Every childhood vaccine may go into a single jab

Posted in Medicine on 15th Sep, 2017 01:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers.
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Parasite Linked with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases, Epilepsy, and Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 14th Sep, 2017 07:23 PM
by Alex Muller
About a third of the world’s population is chronically infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
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