Friday, May 26, 2017

MEDICINE

MEDICINE
Heredity

The visible impacts of depression and stress that can be seen in a person's face -- and contribute to shorter lives -- can also be found in alterations in genetic activity, according to newly...

I can remember like it's yesterday. Our family friend swerved to miss a jack rabbit, only to sever his spine in the resulting car accident. He's still in a wheelchair four decades later. 200,000...

Optimal size and shape allow implantable devices to last longer in the body MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Biomedical devices that can be implanted in the body for drug delivery, tissue engineering, or...

A team of physicians and laboratory scientists has taken a key step toward a cure for sickle cell disease, using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to fix the mutated gene responsible for the disease in stem...

Clinical Utilization Of Fractional Flow Reserve In Multi-Vessel Disease.  Live Case from the Hammersmith Hospital, UK - Clinical Utilisation Of Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) In Multi-Vessel Disease (MVD). By Radcliffe Cardiology. Check out the website! Story Source...

Cotton fibers instead of carbon nanotubes for manufacturing? Plant-based cellulose nanofibres do not pose a short-term health risk, especially short fibres, shows a study conducted in the context of National Research Programme "Opportunities and Risks...
Mind

About 50 per cent of us will at some point in our lives experience “waking up” and being conscious while still in a dream – possibly, we may even be able to act with...
Nutrients

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) affect about one percent of the world’s population. In the United States alone, about 1 in 68 children are on the spectrum, and between 40 and 60 percent of them...

For many, the holidays are indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Families and friends come together and enjoy food, good cheer – and, often, alcohol. Commercially speaking, alcohol and the holidays seem to...
Universal Healthcare

Amidst the partisan rancor and the unusual tilt toward questions on civility during the second and third presidential debates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew the attention of health experts when they articulated their...

Smartphone applications and wearable sensors have the potential to help people make healthier lifestyle choices, but scientific evidence of mobile health technologies' effectiveness for reducing risk factors for heart disease and stroke is limited,...
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The Online Tool That Can Track, Monitor And Analyse Nutritional Intake Janet Cade, University of Leeds We all know that most people could improve the quality of their diet. Most of us do not eat the...