Medicine

Growing New Arteries to Bypass Blocked Ones

Growing New Arteries to Bypass Blocked Ones

Prof. Michael-Simons Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) discovered a molecular pathway that can lead to the formation of new arteries after heart attacks, strokes and other acute diseases which can bypass arteries that ...

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New Diagnostic Chip Profile Cancer in Minutes vs. Hours

New Diagnostic Chip Profile Cancer in Minutes vs. Hours

The EPFL microfluidic chip Swiss researchers developed a new silicon chip that can help identify breast cancer patients with high risk of metastasis with exceptionally high level of precision compared to existing techniques. The added bonus – results took several ...

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Fujitsu Develops a Medical Body area Network

Fujitsu Develops a Medical Body area Network

Fujitsu’s Medical Body area Network Fujitsu recently started testing a novel medical technology in the Japanese market. The system, known as medical body area network, is essentially a dedicated wireless network for hospitals and clinics which was developed to allow ...

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Food Supplement Could Help Delay Parkinsons Disease

Prof. Gil Ast Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel recently discovered that a commonly sold nutritional supplement made from beef, seafood or soy can delay several degenerative brain disorders including Parkinson’s disease. A team of researchers from the Department ...

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Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

Breakthrough: Curing Cancer With No Side Effects

M. Frederick Hawthorn receive the National Medal of Science from President Obama (Credit: Ryan K Morris/National Science & Technology Medals Foundation) Researchers from the University of Missouri developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully put cancer into remission ...

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Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

Wireless Implant Predicts Heart Attack Hours Ahead

The tiny prototype lab – to be implamented under the skin Swiss researchers developed a tiny portable personal blood testing laboratory that can be inserted under the skin and can provide immediate analysis of substances in the body and transmit ...

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New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

New Drug May Reverse Autism Symptoms

Professor Naviaux (Credit: University of San Diego) Researchers from the University of San Diego in California have used a newly discovered function of an existing drug, to reinstate cell communications in a mouse model of autism, reversing the symptoms of ...

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Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Study: Slow to Grow Babies Catch up by Early Teens

Professor Alan Emond from Bristol University who conducted the research A recently published research conducted by scientists from the University of Bristol revealed that most babies who are slow to gain weight in the first 9 months of their life ...

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mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip – Super Fast and Cheap Blood Test

mChip test Researchers at Columbia University recently completed the development of a tiny inexpensive chip capable of quickly detecting HIV, syphilis and other infectious diseases. During a recent experiments, prototypes of the credit card-sized mChip were used with hundreds of ...

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V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

V-chip does 50 Tests with One Drop of Blood

The V-chip (Credit: Lidong Qin and Yujun Song) Scientists at the Methodist Hospital Research Institute and MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a special chip that can quickly analyze up to 50 different biomarkers in one go. The chip can help ...

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