The medical miracle that could cure the blind

How will graphene benefit our health and wellbeing? One million times thinner than a human hair, medical miracle that could cure the blind Graphene promises to transform way doctors treat and prevent major illnesses Aims of fixing broken hearts, healing severed spines and treating worn-out joints Substance made in lab, by processing graphite until it’s thickness of single atom Take […]

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Woman has a rare vaginal clamping syndrome that prevented sex

Woman, 25, who discovered she has vaginal clamping syndrome while trying to lose her virginity celebrates FINALLY being able to have sex with her husband Mary Staud, 25, was horrified when a tampon got stuck inside her in 2010 It had to be surgically removed at hospital while she was in agony Four years later, she tried to consummate her […]

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AI reveals new breast cancer types that respond differently to treatment

Scientists have used artificial intelligence to recognise patterns in breast cancer—and uncovered five new types of the disease each matched to different personalised treatments. Their study applied AI and machine learning to gene sequences and molecular data from breast tumours, to reveal crucial differences among cancers that had previously been lumped into one type. The new study, led by a […]

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Scientists pinpoint new mechanism that impacts HIV infection

A team of scientists led by Texas Biomed’s Assistant Professor Smita Kulkarni, Ph.D. and Mary Carrington, Ph.D., at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, published results of a study that pinpointed a long noncoding RNA molecule which influences a key receptor involved in HIV infection and progression of the disease. This newly-identified mechanism could open up a new avenue […]

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Neuroscientists find brain activity patterns that encode our beliefs

For decades, research has shown that our perception of the world is influenced by our expectations. These expectations, also called “prior beliefs,” help us make sense of what we are perceiving in the present, based on similar past experiences. Consider, for instance, how a shadow on a patient’s X-ray image, easily missed by a less experienced intern, jumps out at […]

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12 Genius Products That Make Summertime Parenting So Much Easier

There’s lots to love about summer mom-ing: Between long weekends at the beach, pool parties and loads of running around outside, kids are both happy and tuckered out (long naps! early to bed!). But all the fun in the sun and travel also presents a whole host of new problems and seasonal-specific whining to deal with (as any parent who’s […]

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Blood test that detects ovarian cancer could save women from surgery

Blood test that can detect ovarian cancer ‘may save lives and stop women having unnecessary surgery’ to spot the killer disease Women with ovarian cysts endure surgery to help doctors spot any tumours  For every one cancer that is detected, five women are operated on Blood test identifies 11 proteins that are higher in women with ovarian cancer  A blood […]

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The cell discovery that could stop allergies

A new cell type that could stop allergies before they begin has been discovered by researchers at the Australian National University (ANU). The finding gives hope to people who live with a range of allergic conditions including asthma, eczema and life-threatening anaphylaxis. “By carefully studying the tonsils of children undergoing routine tonsillectomies, we identified a new cell type of the […]

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