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Electricity Harvested From Rushing Blood in Bizarre New Study

Posted in Science on 11th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Researchers report that theyve created a tiny fiber, thinner than a hair, that can generate power from the movement of rushing blood.

'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease

Posted in Medicine on 15th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

People who are overweight or obese are at increased risk of heart disease even if they appear medically healthy, experts are warning.

3D Printed Blood Vessels Offer New Possibilities for Testing Drugs

Posted in Medicine on 11th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Bioprinting enthusiasts envision a future where well be able to print functional human organs on demand, putting an end to transplant waiting lists.

A protein called cardiotrophin 1 can make your heart think you exercise

Posted in Medicine on 10th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

A protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) has been shown to improve heart health in the same way that exercise normally does.

First implants derived from stem cells to 'cure' type 1 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 8th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

About 10 per cent of the 422 million people who have diabetes worldwide have type 1 diabetes.