Aspirin has long been prescribed to prevent heart attacks. Now experts say it shouldn't.

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

The side effects are not worth the potential benefits, especially for older adults.

Next-Generation Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted into First US Patient

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 4th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Embedded sensors automatically adapt blood flow to a person’s needs in any given moment; if, for example, they’re exercising, blood flow will increase. It's this aspect that has earned the Carmat heart the designation of 'next-generation'

23andMe’s Huge Covid-19 Study Draws Links Between the Virus and Our Genetics

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

The blood link to Covid-19 susceptibility is intriguing, but doesn’t change treatments.

New genetic target for blood cancer treatment

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2021
by Alex Muller

Targeting a pathway that is essential for the survival of certain types of acute myeloid leukaemia could provide a new therapy avenue for patients, the latest research has found.

Stanford Innovation Promises Real-Time Continuous Blood Monitoring

Posted in Hardware, Medicine, Reviews on 23rd Dec, 2020
by Alex Muller

This system could be used for much more than just monitoring blood glucose changes.