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New Ketamine-like Drug Offers Antidepressant Benefits Without Psychedelic Side Effects

Posted in Medicine on 21st Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

"Recent research has raised the possibility that a new drug, such as NV-5138, could be developed that is rapid-acting but also more efficacious and safer than current formulations of ketamine,"

HIV Used To Cure 'bubble Boy' Disease

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Medicine on 20th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or "bubble boy" disease.

Age-related Memory Decline Reversed With Magnetic Pulses To The Brain

Posted in Medicine on 19th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

"Older people's memory got better up to the level that we could no longer tell them apart from younger people," says Voss. "They got substantially better."

Scientists Create World's First Patient-specific Vascularized 3D-printed Heart

Posted in Medicine on 16th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Although pieces of heart tissue have previously been bioprinted, scientists have now succeeded in creating the world's first 3D-printed vascularized heart to be made from a patient's own biological materials.

JUUL Electronic Cigarette Products Linked To Cellular Damage

Posted in Medicine on 11th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

JUUL e-cigarette products that have recently risen in popularity, especially among adolescents.