News tagged with irreparable damage
Researchers developing device that could improve sound resolution for deaf individuals who opt for cochlear implants
(Medical Xpress)—The cochlear implant is widely considered to be the most successful neural prosthetic on the market. The implant, which helps deaf individuals perceive sound, translates auditory information ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Technology capable of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease long before its symptoms appear won a coveted honor for innovation at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 13, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Doctors have long known that some kids suffering severe emotional turmoil find relief in physical pain -- cutting or burning or sticking themselves with pins to achieve a form of release.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chagas disease is the single most common cause of congestive heart failure and sudden death in the world. The devastating parasitic infection affects millions of people throughout Central and South America. But as global ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A substance in medicines for cancer and epilepsy could also prevent heart attacks, according to researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, who have been using it to stimulate ...
Medical research Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) have uncovered for the first time how excess alcohol can cause irreparable damage to our DNA. In a new study published in the journal Nature today, MRC scientists also d ...
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |