News tagged with technological advances
(Medical Xpress)—Like finally seeing all the gears of a watch and how they work together, researchers from UCLA and UC Berkeley have, for the first time ever, solved the puzzle of how the various components ...
Medical research Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (15) | 2 |
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced today that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further ...
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are living longer than ever before, thanks to medical and technological advances. Unfortunately, aging can be associated with a decrease in brain function. This is because, unlike ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The patient turned 40 over the summer and was already having symptoms that made her neurologist wonder whether she had Alzheimer's disease, the deadly, mind-killing dementia that usually attacks far older people.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The Laboratory, in collaboration with the University of California, Davis and the Canterbury Respiratory Research Group, will host the 2012 International Breath Analysis Meeting, Oct. 28-Nov. ...
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Current U.S. drug policy is proving insufficient in shrinking the damage caused by drug abuse, but promising alternative approaches could lead to improved results, according to an article ...
Medications Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first use of embryonic stem cells in humans eased a degenerative form of blindness in two volunteers and showed no signs of any adverse effects, according to a study published by The Lancet on Monday.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 0
Camera phones may be the future for assistance in medical diagnosis, especially in remote areas, according to a new study published Dec. 14 in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The first-ever trial using human embryonic stem cells to treat paralysis has been halted due to high costs and the company will focus instead on new cancer treatments, Geron said Tuesday.
Medical research Nov 15, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (4) | 2
Fears about re-uses of personal data as well as re-uses of research data and samples are the focus of a policy paper released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The new document, which is an update of a paper ...
Other Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0