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Medicine

Cancer-fighting Nanoparticles Carry Medicine To Tumors In The Lungs

Posted in Medicine on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A new nanoparticle is capable of carrying cancer-fighting drugs to a tumor site in the lungs before releasing them.

The Human Brain May Age Less Than Was Previously Thought

Posted in Medicine on 5th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

This has important consequences for understanding how the brain changes with age and challenges current theories of ageing.

Stem Cells From Wisdom Teeth Can Be Transformed Into Corneal Cells

Posted in Medicine on 5th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The cornea is the transparent window on the front of the eye that allows the light to enter.

Autism Is Largely Down To Genes, Twin Study Suggests

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Autism is caused by genetic make-up in 74 to 98 percent of cases, a Medical Research Council study of 516 twins indicates.

Regular Coffee Drinkers Have 'cleaner' Arteries

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries, a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe.