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First-Of-Its-Kind Study Shows How Traffic Pollution Impairs Brain Function

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

They effectively demonstrate the acute effects of air pollution on the human brain in a way never before shown.

Scientists Describe Lifestyle Choices That Can Slow Memory Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

In this group the combination of several healthy lifestyle behaviours also slowed the rate of memory decline, suggesting significant benefits can be garnered from lifestyle changes even in those with a genetic risk for Alzheimer's.

Big Study Uncovers 22 Links Between Viral Infections And Brain Disease

Posted in Medicine on 29th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

New research looking at health records from nearly half a million people has identified 22 different associations between viral infections and neurodegenerative diseases.

CRISPR's First Decade Only Scratches The Surface Of Its Potential

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

In the decade since, CRISPR-Cas9 has spun off multiple variants, expanding into a comprehensive toolbox that can edit the genetic code of life.

GPT-3'S Aims To Be Diagnosing Alzheimer's Through Speech

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 27th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

As this technology develops, it might become a crucial tool to help doctors make better diagnoses.