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New Technologies That Will Change The Way Cancer Is Treated

Posted in Medicine, Reviews on 15th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

One type of cell therapy consists of taking immune T-cells from the patient and genetically engineering them to target a specific cancer antigen.

Irregular sleep patterns can double heart disease risk, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

A newly published study is suggesting irregular sleep patterns, such as inconsistent bedtimes from day to day, can potentially double a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Brain scan study discovers a new type of schizophrenia

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The results reveal significant differences in gray matter volumes, distinguishing two distinct types of schizophrenia and busting the previously held notion that all schizophrenia patients brains are the same.

US Obesity is now over 40% and Black Americans are Nearly 50% Obese

Posted in Medicine on 29th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Obesity is associated with serious health risks. Severe obesity further increases the risk of obesity-related complications, such as coronary heart disease and end-stage renal disease.

500 People Will Get Ten Day Clinical Trial for Antiviral Drug Versus Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Doctors in Washington State gave remdesivir (Gilead antiviral drug) to the first coronavirus patient in the United States last week after his condition worsened and pneumonia developed when he’d been in the hospital for a week. His symptoms improved the next day.