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Medicine

Sleeping Over Eight Hours A Day Associated With Greater Risk Of Stroke

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

This risk doubles for older people who persistently sleep longer than average.

Growing New Neurons May Help Us Adapt Better

Posted in Medicine on 25th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The discovery that the human brain continues to produce new neurons in adulthood challenges a major dogma in the field of neuroscience.

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.

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.

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.