Medicine

Self-healing 3D-printed gel has a future in robots and medicine

18 hours ago   |   Engadget

Robots might be a little more appealing - and more practical - if they're not made of hard, cold metal or plastic, but of a softer material. Researcher at Brown University...
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Biogen Halts Studies of Closely Watched Alzheimer's Drug, a Blow to Hopes for New Treatment

1 day ago   |   Scientific American

Trial failure raises doubts about amyloid as a target for drug development
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Homeland Security warns of critical flaws in Medtronic defibrillators

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Homeland Security has issued a warning for a set of critical-rated vulnerabilities in Medtronic defibrillators which put the devices at risk of manipulation. These small...
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Not all stem cells are created equal, study reveals

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers from the University of Toronto's Institute for Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and the Donnelly Centre have discovered a population of cells - dubbed to be...
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DHS issues warning about Medtronic implantable defibrillator flaws

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

The Department of Homeland Security and Medtronic are advising people with the latter's implantable defibrillators to keep their monitors and programmers updated and in sight...
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Scientists have a way to turn off alcoholism: Blasting the brain with lasers

Scientists have a way to turn off alcoholism: Blasting the brain with lasers

2 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Researchers from Scripps Research have demonstrated that it is possible to reverse the desire to drink in alcohol-dependent rats by targeting a part of the brain using lasers...
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New technique could help regrow tissue lost to periodontal disease

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all Americans will have periodontal disease at some point in their lives. Characterized by...
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A Common Anesthetic Could Ease PTSD and Other Stress Disorders

2 days ago   |   Scientific American

Propofol reduces the intensity of traumatic memories
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Medicine and personal care products may lead to new pollutants in waterways

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

When you flush the toilet, you probably don't think about the traces of the medicine and personal care products in your body that are winding up in sewage treatment plants...
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The FDA thinks an Xbox game can stop kids smoking

2 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

The FDA is behind a horror video game designed to teach teens about the dangers of smoking. Inspired by the statistic that three out of every four high school students who...
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The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by the man... Read more ...

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Here's your chance to snatch Amazon's Fire 7 tablet for only $35

Prime members can grab this 7-inch tablet at one of its best prices ever. Amazon has the Fire 7 tablet on sale right now for just $34.99 exclusively for Prime members. If... Read more ...

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 flagship smartphone was launched last year where it offered users a huge screen and also the S Pen stylus for them to use. Its size made it perfect for... Read more ...