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medical nanorobots

Insights into Magnetic Bacteria May Guide Research into Medical Nanorobots

•    Magnetotactic bacteria are a unique aquatic species which use magnetic nanoparticles as an internal compass to navigate•    The configuration of the...
Rivaroxaban, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Multiple Sclerosis, Opioids, Implantable Cardiac Devices

Research Finds Rivaroxaban Significantly Reduced Blood Clots and Blood Clot-related Death...

Cleveland Clinic medical oncologist and researcher, Alok Khorana, M.D., is the primary investigator on a study that concluded rivaroxaban for venous thromboembolism...
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Ibrutinib Plus Rituximab Superior to Standard Treatment for Some Patients with...

An interim analysis of a large phase 3 clinical trial found that the combination of ibrutinib plus rituximab was superior to standard...
breast cancer therapy

UCLA Research Suggests Widely Used Breast Cancer Therapy Doesn’t Cause Cognitive...

UCLA researchers have found that commonly used hormone therapies for women diagnosed with breast cancer do not appear to cause significant cognitive...
whales

Whale Songs’ Changing Pitch May Be Response to Climate Changes

Blue whales around the world have been dropping pitch incrementally over several decades, but the cause has remained a mystery. A new international study may have...
Gorilla Glass

Stronger Than Gorilla Glass

They are harder than conventional glass and exceptionally resistant to heat and corrosive chemical substances: transparent ceramics are considered a promising alternative...
Congenital Heart Condition

New Research Identifies Two Genes Linked to Serious Congenital Heart Condition

Scientists at the University of Manchester have this week published research, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) which shows, for the...
diabetes

Beta Cell Biomarker Findings May Speed Diabetes Research

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified a biomarker for insulin-producing beta cells. Their finding, reported this month in the journal Cell Metabolism,...
infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

HudsonAlpha Scientists Identify “poisonous” Piece of Genetic Code Causing Infant Seizures

Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a serious seizure disorder most common in babies, potentially opening...
Nanowire Memristor

Nanowire Memristor: A Nanometric Device to Reproduce the Synapses of the...

Emulating and understanding the human brain is one of the most important challenges for modern technology: on the one hand, the ability...
back pain

Self-Assessing Back Pain by App Just as Effective as Traditional Methods,...

Study lends weight to argument for using mobile apps for routine measurements and clinical trialsDigital versions of existing assessments would be cheaper,...
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Study Finds Link Between Vitamin D-Deficient Older Adults and Depression

A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity has shown for the first time in...
climate change

Climate Change Could Lead to Threefold Increase in Storms That Bring...

Pioneering new research, led by Dr Matt Hawcroft from the University of Exeter, has shown new and detailed information on projections of...
cancer

Sugar Supplement Slows Tumour Growth and Can Improve Cancer Treatment in...

Mannose sugar, a nutritional supplement, can both slow tumour growth and enhance the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer. "It is...
Ultra-Compact Accelerators

Ultra-Compact Accelerators for Science and Medical Research

Developing innovative, compact particle accelerators for applications in science and medical research is the aim of the new “Accelerator Technology HElmholtz iNfrAstructure” (ATHENA) research...
infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

Researchers Identify New Candidate Genetic Risk Factor for Type of Dementia

Scientists from the Myers Lab at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributed to finding a newly-identified risk factor for one of the more common forms of...
Multiple sclerosis

Big Data in Medicine – Between Progress and Data Protection

When pooled with other patients’ data, our personal digital medical history can help predict the course of a disease and monitor the success of...
2D Semiconductors, chronic hepatitis B, Blood cells, Iron oxide nanoparticles, lightweight structural panels, gene expression, nanoscale optical antenna, fuel cells, Monopeptides, aluminum-oxide ceramic composite, immortalizing enzyme, wearable technology, infrared systems, 2D materials, flowing water, eating disorders, semiconductor lasers, nanofluidics, machine learning, public bus networks, water splitting, obesity and inflammation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, eczema, Machine Learning, drug resistance, immune cells, potential of phosphorene, Microfluidics, rechargeable batteries, mast cells, cell cycle, damaged lungs, packaging polymers, optical lenses, metallic foam, gastric cancer, stomach cancer, Embryo, green tea

Atomic Nitrogen Route to New 2D Semiconductors

A simple and non-destructive fabrication technique could aid the manufacture of more energy efficient two-dimensional (2D) films needed to transform the electronics industry. Atomically thin,...
infant seizures, dementia, genomics sequencing technology

HudsonAlpha to Deploy New Genomics Sequencing Technology to Diagnose Children in...

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a genomics and genetics research institute in Huntsville, Ala., will use a new genomic sequencing system to conduct additional diagnostic...
2D Semiconductors, chronic hepatitis B, Blood cells, Iron oxide nanoparticles, lightweight structural panels, gene expression, nanoscale optical antenna, fuel cells, Monopeptides, aluminum-oxide ceramic composite, immortalizing enzyme, wearable technology, infrared systems, 2D materials, flowing water, eating disorders, semiconductor lasers, nanofluidics, machine learning, public bus networks, water splitting, obesity and inflammation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, eczema, Machine Learning, drug resistance, immune cells, potential of phosphorene, Microfluidics, rechargeable batteries, mast cells, cell cycle, damaged lungs, packaging polymers, optical lenses, metallic foam, gastric cancer, stomach cancer, Embryo, green tea

Reducing Unnecessary Medication for Hepatitis B Patients

Not all chronic hepatitis B (HBV) patients require lifelong treatment; but the risks of blindly withdrawing treatment can be severe. However, there’s little consensus...