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.

MDMA Nears Breakthrough Approval For PTSD

Posted in Medicine on 25th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

Compared to patients given the same therapy with a placebo, MDMA was far more effective at dampening PTSD symptoms. Roughly twice the number of people given MDMA rather than a placebo recovered from their PTSD diagnosis.

Study Reveals Why Cancer May Spread To The Spine

Posted in Medicine on 13th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

The discovery opens up a new line of research on spinal disorders, helps explain why solid tumors so often spread to the spine, and could lead to new orthopedic and cancer treatments.

AI study aims to improve radiotherapy for lung cancer patients

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 13th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

NIHR has awarded £2.3 million to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester to conduct a study aimed at reducing heart damage caused by radiotherapy treatment for lung cancer patients. It will determine whether using artificial intelligence (AI) to spare the top of the heart during radiotherapy can help patients live longer.