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An infection can affect your IQ even after it has been treated

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2015
by Alex Muller

New research shows that infections can impair your cognitive ability measured on an IQ scale. The study is the largest of its kind to date, and it shows a clear correlation.

Gel filled with nanosponges cleans up MRSA bacterial infections

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanoengineers have developed a gel filled with toxin absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA.

Smarter, cheaper technologies for improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Novel technologies offer simple biosensing required to provide healthcare in remote areas, where there is minimal diagnostic infrastructure.

The Ebola virus can 'live on in eyes of survivors'

Posted in Medicine on 8th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Ebola can persist in the eye and lead to further damage.

Vaccine patches for measles could be here by 2017

Posted in Medicine on 29th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

The highly anticipated technology could save thousands of lives per year.