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Tags results for 'drugs'

Study shows 'brain doping' is common in amateur sport

Posted in Medicine on 19th Jan, 2014 12:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Taking substances to enhance the brain is more popular among amateur athletes than taking drugs to boost the body.

Casual marijuana use linked to brain changes

Posted in Medicine on 17th Apr, 2014 01:14 AM
by AlexMuller
A new study links casual marijuana use with significant changes to parts of the brain.

New compound to treat depression identified

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2014 11:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have identified a compound, hydroxynorketamine, that may treat depression just as effectively as ketamine, without the unwanted side effects.

Decline in trials for Alzheimer's disease

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2014 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
More than 99% of drug trials for Alzheimer's disease during the past decade have failed, according to a study.

Magic Mushrooms Expand Your Mind And Amplify Your Brain’s Dreaming Areas

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2014 01:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition.

Kidney transplant drug halves the early risk of organ rejection

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jul, 2014 01:18 AM
by AlexMuller
The drug, called alemtuzumab, also allows a less toxic regimen of anti-rejection drugs to be used after the operation.

Google's project to extend life, Calico, announces $1.5 billion research center

Posted in Business on 4th Sep, 2014 12:43 AM
by AlexMuller
Calico will work with big pharma to create and market new drugs for diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s-in-a-dish is 'first clear evidence' for amyloid hypothesis

Posted in Medicine on 14th Oct, 2014 02:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Finding promises to revolutionize drug discovery for neurodegenerative disorders.

Tiny 3D Printed Livers From Organovo Go On Sale

Posted in Medicine on 19th Nov, 2014 10:27 PM
by AlexMuller
The idea is that companies can use the printed tissue to test whether experimental drugs are safe for human livers.

New pulsed-magnetic method uses nanorods to deliver drugs

Posted in Hardware on 15th Dec, 2014 11:26 PM
by AlexMuller
A technique to magnetically deliver drug-carrying nanorods to deep targets in the body using magnetic fields could transform the way tumors are treated.

2015 human trial of nanobots to fight cancer and soon to repair spinal cords

Posted in Medicine on 28th Dec, 2014 08:59 PM
by AlexMuller
A human patient with late stage leukemia will be given nanobot treatment. They expect to remove the cancer within one month.

Apple isn’t just satisfied reinventing health care, it’s targeting clinical trials as well​

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2015 12:32 AM
by AlexMuller
The tech industry now sees medicine as the next frontier for exponential growth.

Blood test uses human stem cells to predict severe drug reactions

Posted in Medicine on 27th Mar, 2015 12:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed a blood test using human stem cells that predicts whether new drugs will cause severe side effects.

Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified, says psychiatrist

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2015 09:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Pre 1967 research showed "beneficial change in many psychiatric disorders"

Researchers create model of early human heart development from stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jul, 2015 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Growing beating cardiac tissue from stem cells to create a system that could serve as a model for early heart development.

Clinical Review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in magic mushrooms.

3D Printed Blood Vessels Offer New Possibilities for Testing Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 11th Aug, 2017 04:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Bioprinting enthusiasts envision a future where we’ll be able to print functional human organs on demand, putting an end to transplant waiting lists.

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