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unobtrusive sensors

Potentially Life-Saving ‘Health Monitor’ Technology

Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar, thanks to new wearable technology designed by physicists at the University...
heart disease

Pioneering New Technique Could Boost Understanding of Causes of Heart Disease

Researchers from the Universities of Exeter, Leeds and Cambridge have harnessed an innovative new method to gain a greater understanding of signalling stations within...
stem cells

New Stem Cell Method Sheds Light on a Telltale Sign of...

While refining ways to grow arterial endothelial cells in the lab, a regenerative biology team at the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University...
beta blocker

Beta Blockers May Boost Immunotherapy, Help Melanoma Patients Live Longer

A common, inexpensive drug that is used to prevent heart attacks and lower blood pressure may also help melanoma patients live longer, according to...
graphene sensorvideo

Manchester Scientists Develop Graphene Sensors That Could Revolutionise the Internet of...

Researchers at The University of Manchester have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). By...
stem cells

Cellular Barcoding Helps Scientists Understand the Behavior of Stem Cells

By tagging bone marrow cells of mice with a genetic label, or barcode, researchers were able to track and describe the family tree of...
hormone

Scientists Create Molecule of Love with Fewer Complications

A new and improved version of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin has been developed by an international collaboration of scientists, including members of staff from...
cancer

Unraveling the Mechanisms That Control Cell Growth and Size

All living cells, from simple yeasts to human brain cells, regulate their rate of growth and their ultimate size and shape. How they do...
cancer therapy, melanoma, Dry Eye Disease, cancer, Myeloma, Multiple Myeloma, Crohn’s disease, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Sleep Deprivation, machine-learning, traumatic brain injury

Carfilzomib Can Lead to Cardiovascular Toxicity in Multiple Myeloma Patients

The proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib has taken on an increasing role in the treatment of multiple myeloma, but new research from the Abramson Cancer Center...
wearable devices

Wearable Devices to Remotely Manage Patient Chronic Conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first. The move follows...
heart disease

New Hope for Stopping an Understudied Heart Disease in Its Tracks

The diminutive size of our aortic valve — just shy of a quarter — belies its essential role in pushing oxygen-rich blood from the...
Probiotics, transplanted kidneys, Heart Disease, Hybrid Donor-Acceptor Polymer Particles, skin damage, aging, Post-Traumatic Stress, Diabetes, body on a chip, smoking, lupus, dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Noninvasive Brainwave Technology Improved Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Military Personnel

A noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology significantly reduced symptoms of post-traumatic stress in military personnel in a pilot study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical...
surgical carevideo

How 3-D Printing Is Changing Surgical Care at Duke

Earlier this year, a 21-year-old woman went to Duke Orthopedics with a painful hip. She had a hip deformity that made it difficult to...
Nanowire Devicevideo

Development of a Nanowire Device to Detect Cancer with a Urine...

Cells communicate with each other through a number of different mechanisms. Some of these mechanisms are well-known: in animals, for example, predatory threats can...
stem cells

UCLA Researchers Create Skeletal Muscle from Stem Cells

UCLA scientists have developed a new strategy to efficiently isolate, mature and transplant skeletal muscle cells created from human pluripotent stem cells, which can...
stroke

Electronic Monitoring of Heart Rhythm Can Prevent Strokes

As a world first, the Danish company Cortrium and researchers at DTU have successfully developed a small and unique sensor which is placed on...
sleep

To Sleep or Not: Researchers Explore Complex Genetic Network Behind Sleep...

Scientists have identified differences in a group of genes they say might help explain why some people need a lot more sleep — and...

Genomic Blood Test Predicts Survival Rates after Surgery for Advanced Heart...

Findings An experimental blood test developed at UCLA that uses gene activity data from immune cells was 93 percent accurate in predicting survival rates for...
Lyme disease

Lyme Study Uses Drug Discovery Methods That Have Fueled Cancer Breakthroughs

Antibiotics are currently the only treatments available for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, but researchers at Duke Health are working to expand the...
sepsis

Sepsis Kills Most in Icus, with 55.7% Mortality Rate

Brazil has an extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in intensive care units (ICUs), surpassing even mortality due to stroke and heart attack...