Medicine


Medicine

Too Much Time Indoors And Using Technology Could Explain The Myopia Boom

Posted in Medicine on 18th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Short-sightedness is reaching epidemic proportions. Some scientists think they have found a reason why.

Modified Microscope Allows For High-speed, High-res Imaging Of Live Neurons

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The device images without signs of cellular damage and has a spatial resolution up to 100 times better than a standard light microscope.

Progress On DNA Based Medical Nano-machines

Posted in Medicine on 16th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

If Bachelet's approach proves successful in humans, and is backed by more research, the teams work could signal a transformational moment in cancer treatment.

Pioneering Surgery 'saves Bowels' When Removing Polyps

Posted in Medicine on 16th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pioneering surgeons have developed a technique to preserve the bowels when removing pre-cancerous growths.

A New Approach To Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted in Medicine on 15th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Spinal cord injuries are notorious for being practically irreversible, with accidents to the area often resulting in long-term paralysis.