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Discovery of MRSA-busting antibiotic gives hope against resistant superbugs

Posted in Medicine on 29th Mar, 2018 02:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Antibiotics that can wipe out infections of superbug MRSA has raised hopes in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
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+10

New tech for recording data from one million neurons in real time

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2018 07:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Applications include monitoring the brain in paralyzed patients, watching for epileptic seizure signs, and real-time feedback for robotic arms.
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Stem Cell Treatment Restores Sight to Patients in New Clinical Trial

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2018 01:12 AM
by Alex Muller
Patients receiving stem cell treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration have regained reading vision.
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+19

The Cancer Immunotherapy Revolution

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2018 01:08 AM
by Alex Muller
The science of mobilising the immune system to kill cancer has been pursued for more than a century. Yet only recently has it taken centre stage in mainstream oncology.
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Rise in cancers 'caused by weight'

Posted in Medicine on 24th Mar, 2018 12:12 AM
by Alex Muller
Being overweight or obese is a growing cause of cancer in the UK while cases caused by smoking are falling, according to a large study.
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Study: Apple Watch Cardiogram app bested EKG band in spotting errant heartbeat

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018 08:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The study raises the prospect that advanced AI will enable wearable devices to detect dangerous medical conditions using only basic sensors.
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The wearable brain scanner you can move around in

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018 08:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists in Nottingham have invented a new type of brain scanner which can be worn on the head, allowing patients to move while being scanned.
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Switching from unhealthy to healthier diet lowers depressive symptoms more than social support sessions

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018 08:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Study suggests the right food may be powerful antidepressant.
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Anti-aging biotech Unity adds $55M as it preps first human trial to flush senescent cells

Posted in Medicine on 21st Mar, 2018 12:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is filling up its cash reserves with another venture round before it goes into its first anti-aging human studies.
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Artificial Intelligence can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does

Posted in Medicine on 19th Mar, 2018 09:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Earlier diagnosis could help researchers develop drugs to slow the progress of the disease.
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Study suggests our biological ageing is slowing down

Posted in Medicine on 18th Mar, 2018 08:36 PM
by Alex Muller
'Lifespan extension accomplished through a deceleration of the aging process will lead to lower health care expenditures, higher productivity and greater well-being.'
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A simple artificial heart could permanently replace a failing human one

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2018 07:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers have been trying for decades to make an artificial heart that can be permanently implanted.
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First steps have been taken for vaccines in pill form

Posted in Medicine on 14th Mar, 2018 06:52 AM
by Alex Muller
UK scientists have taken the first steps towards creating new vaccine treatments in pill form.
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Sleeping in rooms with even a little light can increase risk of depression

Posted in Medicine on 12th Mar, 2018 05:17 AM
by Alex Muller
Exposure to light at night, even at very low levels, has been linked to an increased risk of depression, according to a study published this month
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+24

Health wearables have tripled in 2 years and AI healthcare will increase 11x over 7 years

Posted in Medicine on 10th Mar, 2018 02:40 AM
by Alex Muller
Use of wearables has more than tripled since 2014.
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A CRISPR edit for heart disease

Posted in Medicine on 9th Mar, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
According to World Health Organization statistics published in 2015, ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death worldwide.
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