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Preventing Cancer With The Right Nutrition

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

A lifestyle consisting of a healthy dietary pattern, physical activity, and weight management. This may not only help reduce the risk of cancer but may also contribute to the prevention of obesity and other chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Cancer Research UK Teams Up With Teon On New Cancer Drug

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

The drug will be evaluated as both a monotherapy and in combination with an anti-PD-1 immunotherapy or hormonal therapy.

How Repurposing A Drug In A COVID-19 Trial Could Benefit People With Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

“There was evidence from scientists in Germany around repurposing a drug, used to treat inflammation of the pancreas, that might also be able to reduce the severity of COVID-19 by blocking an enzyme the virus needs to get into cells. The key aim is to treat as early as possible”

New Cancer Scan Could Guide Brain Surgery

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

Researchers believe that the new type of scan, which is much faster to carry out and more affordable than ‘gold standard’ MRI scans, has the potential to reduce a patient’s risk of relapse by cutting the chances that a tumour will grow back.

Perseverance Rover Will Try To Make Air On Mars For The First Time

Posted in Hardware, Science on 3rd Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

The next MOXIE to leave Earth might be the real deal, and the work on the full-sized version is well underway.

'Quantum Brain' Would Mimic Our Own To Speed Up AI

Posted in Medicine, Science on 16th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

We are at a state where we can start to relate fundamental physics to concepts in biology, like memory and learning

Study Looks To Tailor Your Diet To Your Genetic Makeup

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

The five-year-long study will examine how 10,000 Americans process food.

Artificial Island In The North Sea Will Harvest Enormous Wind Energy

Posted in Business, Hardware on 16th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

Beyond Denmark, the sea-based power station will supply electricity to several countries bordering the North Sea, likely including the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK.

Changes Noticeable In Brain Fluid That Are Detectable Years Before Alzheimer's Symptoms Arise

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

A potential means to identify the earliest mechanisms occurring among APOE4 gene carriers that might contribute to Alzheimer's disease before people develop memory problems.

Drinking Green Tea And Coffee Lowers The Risk Of Death For Stroke And Heart Attack Survivors

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

Stroke survivors who consumed at least seven cups of green tea daily lowered their risk of all-cause mortality by approximately 62%.

AI Able To Accurately Predict The Covid-19 ‘Escape' Mutations

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

In recent years, AI has gotten extremely efficient at modeling both grammar and semantics in human language, which is turning out to be a surprisingly useful tool in understand the development of covid's genetic mutations.

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Set To Launch NASA Moon Outpost In 2024

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

The Lunar Gateway Space Station has been a controversial project since its inception, with its critics saying that the space industry should be focused on putting human on Mars which many feel is long overdue.