Medicine


Medicine

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.

Renegade Immune Cells Found To Raid Aging Brains And Choke New Neuron Generation

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

If this process can be disrupted then it's possible a certain volume of age-related cognitive decline could be prevented.

Anti-aging Compound From Pomegranates Proves Promising In Human Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Since aging is a key driver of many diseases, targeting that process could be a handy catch-all for treating a range of diseases and improving quality of life for pretty much everybody.

Rigorous Study Explains How A Single Gut Bacteria Species Can Eat Parkinson’s Disease Drug

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

The striking study offers a new insight into why medicines do not work the same way in every person, and better understanding these mechanisms may suggest ways to significantly improve the efficacy drugs we have already developed, instead of producing entirely new ones.