medicine

Bioelectronic technology from NuroKor

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

These devices are not something to be wary of; they have so much untapped potential to form part of integrated solutions that could transform the way we treat diabetes, inflammatory diseases like arthritis, and even gut health.

First-Ever Blood Test For Myocarditis Detects Heart Inflammation

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

"When viewed in combination with symptoms, the results could allow GPs to easily determine whether their patients have myocarditis. While we still need to confirm these findings in a larger study, we're hopeful that it won't be long until this blood test is in regular use."

New COVID-19 Oral Antiviral Approved For Use In Japan

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

The arrival of ensitrelvir marks the third SARS-CoV-2 antiviral to reach clinical use after Pfizer's Paxlovid and Merck's molnupiravir.

Experimental "Smart" Bandage Speeds Healing By Zapping Chronic Wounds

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers believe that it should then both help chronic wounds to heal faster and boost our understanding of how such wounds heal.

NIH Study Casts Doubts On Heart Benefits Of So Called "Good" Cholesterol

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cholesterol was divided into good and bad categories. Low-density lipoprotein is considered the "Bad" cholesterol as it's responsible for blocking arteries and causing stroke or heart attacks, while high-density lipoprotein has been seen as the "Good" form of cholesterol as it catches LDL in the bloodstream and takes it back to the liver.