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Medicine

Feast-and-famine Diet Could Help Extend Life, Study Suggests

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses.

Leukaemia Mutations 'almost Inevitable', Researchers Say

Posted in Medicine on 28th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

It is "almost inevitable" that your blood will take the first steps towards leukemia as you age, researchers show.

Breakthrough In Understanding How Cancer Cells Metastasize

Posted in Medicine on 27th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A protein commonly found in human cells could be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis, according to a new study.

Nanoparticles Could Stop Blood-clot-caused Strokes And Heart Attacks

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

This new technology could destroy blood clots 1000 times faster than a commonly used clot-busting technique.

Tiny Robot Grippers Dissolve Away In Your Body Once Their Job Is Done

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

As robots get small enough to swim around inside the body, they'll soon be used to perform medical procedures all from within a patient.