Alzheimer's disease & dementia

A new method for treating Alzheimer's disease

One in six Norwegians over 80 is affected by Alzheimer's disease. Numbers are even higher worldwide, and there is still no cure available.

Medical research

Regrowing knee cartilage with an electric kick

UConn bioengineers successfully regrew cartilage in a rabbit's knee, a promising hop toward healing joints in humans, they report in the 12 January issue of Science Translational Medicine.

Biomedical technology

What your sweat says about your health

Sweating it out through exercise may be a New Year's resolution but it could also help to provide new insights into the state of your health, according to new sensing technology being developed at Simon Fraser University.

Oncology & Cancer

New device to diagnose skin cancer

In the United States alone, about 3.3 million people are diagnosed with basal and squamous cell cancers (skin cancers) per year. Skin cancer is still detected using visual examination, a method of limited reliability for ...

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