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Huge Genetic Study Suggests Alcohol Accelerates Biological Aging and Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Various studies have revealed that alcohol permanently damages DNA, directly causes cancer, contributes to cognitive decline and early-onset dementia, and can shrink the brain to the equivalent of 10 years of aging.

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

Light-activated ‘photoimmunotherapy’ could enhance brain cancer treatment

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

An innovative light-activated therapy developed at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, could help detect and treat an aggressive brain cancer type, a new study shows.

Light-Activated "Photoimmunotherapy" Kills Brain Cancer, Reduces Relapse

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The key is a compound that glows under light to guide surgeons to the tumor, while near-infrared light activates a cancer-killing mechanism.

Simple Retina Test Could Accurately Distinguish Autism From ADHD

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Autism and ADHD are becoming better understood, but clinicians can still find the two conditions difficult to tell apart.