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Medicine

World-first Trial Investigating Psilocybin Psychotherapy For Anorexia Commencing In US

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The new trial adds to a growing body of evidence finding psychedelic psychotherapy effective for depression, addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Humm Unveils Wearable That Stimulates Your Brain To Improve Memory

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Berkeley, California-based company said it measured a 20% improvement in working memory and a rate of learning that was 120 times faster than a placebo after a 15-minute session with the wearable patch.

CRISPR Enters Its First Human Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

Breakthrough Discovery Of Signal Cancers Use To Hide From Immune System

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

It's hoped the discovery of this major signaling protein will lead to new immunotherapy treatments that increase the number of options that clinicians have at their disposal to help patients.

Association Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer's Disease Found In New Study

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

"While we have focused for too long on studying the brain in isolation, we now have to study the brain as an organ that is communicating with and connected to other organs that support its function and that can contribute to its dysfunction,"