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New Prostate Cancer Treatment May Be ‘on The Horizon’, Say Scientists

Posted in Medicine on 18th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Ability to reverse cancer’s resistance to therapy opens possibility of treatment for late-diagnosed men.

Clinical Trial Tests Creatine Monohydrate And Exercise To Preserve Muscle Mass In Prostate Cancer Patients

Posted in Medicine on 12th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

It's important for patients to keep the muscle mass they already have to help maintain independence, quality of life, and reduce other cancer treatment-related side effects. Also, more muscle mass is also linked to higher survival rates."

Manchester Scientists Investigate How To Stop A More Aggressive Form Of Breast Cancer Spreading

Posted in Medicine, Science on 12th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Around 15% of breast cancers are classed as triple negative and if this form of the disease becomes resistant to chemotherapy, there are few other treatments available.

Immunotherapy Shows Promise As A Kinder First-line Treatment For Advanced Head And Neck Cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 7th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

Immunotherapy can extend the response of some head and neck tumours to treatment, maintaining the anti-tumour effects and preventing them from growing or spreading for longer, a study reports.

Evtonomy, A Platform Using Artificial Intelligence To Determine The Most Efficient Way To Charge Electric Vehicles.

Posted in Hardware, Interviews, Science, Software on 30th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Professor Sebastian Stein is the co-founder of Evtonomy, a platform that developed an app that learns the preferences of individual electric vehicle drivers to help them find charging points. It can also adapt to show updates such as when a charging station is out of service and provide estimated waiting times.

Cleo, A Company That Has Created A Digital Assistant To Provide Personalised Financial Support For Generation Z.

Posted in Business, Interviews, Software on 30th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Barney Hussey-Yeo is the founder and CEO of Cleo. Founded in 2016, Cleo’s budgeting chatbot has been used by millions of young people to manage their finances.

Food Prescriptions Would Save US Lives & Billions Of Dollars

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

The Food is Medicine initiative is about incorporating targeted food and nutrition strategies into US healthcare nationally.

Light Therapy Helps The Brain Clear Out Toxic Alzheimer’s Proteins

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

A new study has found that light therapy applied to mice during deep sleep increased the brain's ability to clear away beta-amyloid, a toxic protein linked to the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Substance Use Disorder May Be Connected To A Specific Brain Circuit

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Brain scans or neuroimaging can help inform treatment options, since abnormalities in brain scans are associated with substance use disorders.

Microsoft Wants Small Nuclear Reactors To Power Its AI And Cloud Computing Services

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Unlike traditional nuclear reactor designs, an SMR is meant to be far more cost-effective, easier to construct, and smaller, all the while still capable of generating massive amounts of energy.

Why Astronomers Want To Put A Telescope On The Dark Side Of The Moon

Posted in Hardware, Science on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Once landed, LuSEE-Night will peer out into the Universe's Dark Age vastness for about 18 months beginning in 2026..

James Webb Spots Carbon On Europa, Boosting Case For Life

Posted in Science on 27th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

More evidence for the presence of life on this intriguing icy moon could be discovered sooner rather than later, as NASA plans to launch the Europa Clipper mission in October 2024.