health

First-Of-A-Kind Blood Test Paves Way For Early Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The hope is that it can lead to a cheap and easy way to screen for the disease in its early stages, but also that it can further our understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind it and perhaps lead to new treatments.

Nuclear Waste Diamonds To Power Artificial Neuron Implants For Decades

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Axorus and Arkenlight have partnered up to build a proof of concept: the first artificial neuron powered by a tritium radiovoltaic micro-power generator.

What's Your Biological Age? A New 'Aging Clock' Can Tell You

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The absence of a connection between the other aging hallmarks and epigenetic aging suggests that aging is a consequence of multiparallel mechanisms,"

CRISPR Gene Therapy Will Aim To Prevent Heart Attacks

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

If successful, it'll be the first foray of using base editors directly inside the body, and a potentially permanent solution for managing heart attacks.

Researchers are experimenting with new ways to design tiny particle treatments for cancer

Posted in Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Nanoparticle cancer drugs could act like biological missiles that destroy tumours while minimizing damage to healthy organs.