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Medicine

Self-healing Nanogel Acts As Long-term Drug Supply

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

MIT chemical engineers have designed a new type of self-healing hydrogel that can be injected through a syringe to supply one or two different drugs at a time.

A Potential Breakthrough In Using Electrical Pulses To Treat Deadly Glioblastoma Brain Tumors

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Experiments are leading toward effective treatments for humans with glioblastoma, the most common and deadly malignant brain tumor.

Magnetic Material's Unusual Heating Effect Could Fry Cancer Cells At The Perfect Temperature

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The heating power occurs at the right temperature to enable it to be used as a form of hyperthermia treatment of cancer.

Attacking Alzheimers With Ultrasound

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Opening the blood-brain barrier allows the body to remove plaque in the hippocampus.

Headline Numbers: Why Are Winter Death Rates So High?

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

There has been a considerable increase in the numbers of people dying in England and Wales so far this year.