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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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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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Hyginex Bracelet will keep Hospitals Germ Free

Hyginex Bracelet  will keep Hospitals Germ Free

Hyginex bracelet and system Each year almost 100,000 people in the U.S. alone dies due to healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Many of those could have been avoided if proper hygiene regulations have been followed more carefully by hospital stuff. To counter ...

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Proteus – the e-Pill that will Monitor Your Health

Proteus – the e-Pill that will Monitor Your Health

Proteus Digital Health e-Pill California based company Proteus Digital Health recently received FDA clearance for its unique tiny ingestible sensor. The sensor will transmit information about the user vital signs as well as how well they handles their prescribed medication ...

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Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

Music Glove Helps Paralyzed Patients

The MMT on the hand (Credit: Georgia Tech) Researchers from Georgia Tech created a wireless, “musical glove” that can improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (or SCI). Although not the subject of the current ...

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Researchers Make Nanorobots that kills Hepatitis C

Researchers Make Nanorobots that kills Hepatitis C

The nanozyme mechanism (Credit: University of Florida) Researchers from the University of Florida created a tiny particles that can be programmed to fight Hepatitis C and In laboratory tests have already demonstrated almost a 100 percent decrease in hepatitis C ...

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Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

NurOwn process BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics – an Israeli biomed company currently conducting Phase I/II clinical trials on patients suffering from ALS, reported that at least some of the patients treated with its NurOwn cell therapy shown considerable improvement including walking ...

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New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

Tikun Olam’s medicinal grade cannabis Israeli scientists have successfully developed the first strain of cannabis that doesn’t cause intoxication. The new treatment has recently been offered to patients eligible for medicinal marijuana treatment in Israel after undergoing scientific testing in ...

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Mathematical Model for Carb Loading

A researcher at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts has developed an algorithm for determining how carbohydrates are burned during marathon racing, enabling runners to calculate when to eat and how much food to consume ...

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Elderly Can See Longer with NeoVista

Elderly Can See Longer with NeoVista

NeoVista, based in California, is investigating a new treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a medical condition usually found in older adults that results in a loss of vision. Although there are treatments for this ailment, they are invasive and ...

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