Category: Medical

Posted in Health Hydrogen Medical

Why We Post Articles on Hydrogen

I’m a scientist at heart, and friends are always sending me snail mail, emails, and points to websites praising some product that purports to increase…

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Posted in Health Living Medical

Lyme disease protection: No vaccine yet, but an antibody shot could soon provide a season of immunity

Mark Klempner, UMass Chan Medical School Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of…

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Posted in Health Medical

A drug that can stop tumors from growing

by Greg Glasgow,  CU Anschutz Medical Campus Cancer doctors may soon have a new tool for treating melanoma and other types of cancer, thanks to work…

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Posted in Concussion Health Medical

Five questions: What parents should know about concussions

by Erin Digitale,  Stanford University Medical Center Stanford pediatric emergency medicine physician Angela Lumba-Brown, MD, explains what families should know about new CDC guidelines on the…

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Posted in Environment Health Living Medical

A lab-stage mRNA vaccine targeting ticks may offer protection against Lyme and other tick-borne diseases6

Andaleeb Sajid, National Institutes of Health The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea A new laboratory-stage mRNA vaccine…

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Posted in Concussion Health Medical Sports

Study: Aerobic exercise after a sport-related concussion speeds recovery in adolescent athletes

by  University at Buffalo Adolescents can speed their recovery after a sport-related concussion and reduce their risk of experiencing protracted recovery if they engage in aerobic…

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Posted in All Health Living Medical

Need for new cochlear implant design for localizing sound directions

by  City University of Hong Kong Cochlear implants help deaf patients in hearing, yet the current technology remains far from perfect. A research team led by…

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Posted in Living Medical Sailing Science

We scanned the DNA of 8,000 people to see how facial features are controlled by genes

Seth M. Weinberg, University of Pittsburgh and John R. Shaffer, University of Pittsburgh Takeaways A new study reveals more than 130 regions in human DNA…

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Paralyzed mice are able to WALK AGAIN within four weeks following breakthrough treatment to rebuild spinal fluid cells, researchers say

The team of scientists behind the newly-published research hope to approach the Food and Drug Administration as early as next year for human trials  The…

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Posted in Concussion Medical

Childhood concussions impair brain function

by Sarah Banducci,  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign A new study finds that pre-adolescent children who have sustained sports-related concussions have impaired brain function two years…

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