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Medicine

Study Links Major Alzheimer’s Risk Gene To Lower Childhood IQ

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The research reveals those carrying the gene score slightly lower on IQ tests in childhood, implying cognitive decline is apparent at a younger age than ever previously realized.

Implant Uses Electricity To Heal The Heart

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The preliminary findings brings us real hope for cardiomyopathy patients.

MIT Supercharges Cancer Immunotherapy With A Booster Vaccine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The vaccine contains a fatty molecule called a lipid tail that lets the drug travel straight to the lymph nodes, and once there, the active ingredient is an antigen that sends the T cells after the cancer.

Injected After Accidents, Nanoparticles Could Prevent Paralysis

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

It is hoped that once developed further, the technology could be incorporated into an EpiPen-like device that would be used to rapidly inject the particles as soon as possible after an injury occurs.

Oranges, Grapes And Carrots Contain Cancer-fighting Compounds

Posted in Medicine on 5th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Oranges, grapes and carrots contain cancer-fighting compounds which closely resemble molecules used in already licenced drugs, scientists say.