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Elderly should be housed in luxury developments with spas to keep them out of care homes

Traditional care homes will be increasingly replaced by luxury developments with spas, hairdressers and beauty salons in a bid to keep pensioners independent for longer, ministers say today.<p>The Government plans will see £76 million invested annually for the next three years in new homes specially …

Disability

The FDA OK’d an app as a form of birth control

Don’t want to get pregnant? There’s a Food and Drug Administration -approved app for that. The FDA has just given the go ahead for Swedish app Natural Cycles to market itself as a form of birth control in the U.S.<p>Natural Cycles was already in use as a way to prevent pregnancy in certain European …

Digital Health

Tomorrow's medicine may look like a tiny spider

Tiny Spider Robot, MD.<br>Read More

Robotics

Adult Depression Linked to Gene Alteration from Childhood Emotional Trauma

Findings from a new study may have implications in relation to early childhood interventions and later targeted pharmacotherapies for MDD.

The Brain

Experimental drug may treat 'undruggable' cancers

Many cancers are hard to treat because they share a faulty cell-signaling pathway that is very difficult to target. Could one new experimental drug …

Immunotherapy

Solar powered car that charges as you drive | Reuters.com

A German start-up has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system of its Sion car, an all-electric vehicle with solar panels to top up the battery as you drive. Stuart McDill reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>A German start-up …

Solar Panels

MoD scientists turn to battlefield science in war against deadly hospital sepsis

Ministry of Defence scientists have cracked the blueprint for a “breakthrough” blood test which promises to save thousands of lives a year in the fight against hospital sepsis.<p>Researchers trying to combat infection in troops following battlefield injury say they have identified the molecular …

Medicine

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers scientific-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

That Grieving Mother Orca Is Still Carrying Her Dead Calf, And Scientists Are Getting Worried

Her grief could end up being deadly.<p>A grieving orca was spotted off the coast of Washington state Thursday, carrying her stillborn calf through the …

Animals

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

Blue Light Is Causing The Human Eye to Attack Itself

Not good.<p>Excessive exposure to blue light isn't great for our eyes, contributing to a slow loss of vision over the course of a lifetime.<p>Scientists …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Lyme disease spreads to all 50 states, report finds

Every state in the nation reported residents who tested positive for Lyme disease, according to the most recent Quest Diagnostics study released last week.<p>No longer is the tick-borne disease simply an issue for people living in New England, where it first appeared and is still prevalent.<p>The study …

Disease

Women are more likely to survive a heart attack if their doctor is female, study finds

Much like shoes or skinny jeans, heart attacks can fit women a little differently than men. Their symptoms don't always look the same, and for a meshwork of reasons, physicians all too often fail to diagnose heart attacks in women with enough time to intervene.<p>The consequence: Women are more likely …

Medicine

Samsung is about to make 4TB SSDs and mobile storage cheaper

Mass production of 4TB QLC SSDs begins<p>A couple of years ago, Samsung launched its first 4TB solid state drives, which might as well not have existed given their $1,499 asking price. Today, the company announces the commencement of mass production of a more — though it’s too early to know exactly …

Galaxy Note

Pediatricians Warn Against Plastic Numbers 3, 6, 7

The next time you use a plastic container or bottle, you might want to look at the little number inside the triangle recycling symbol.<p>In a report …

Pollution

New compounds 'put cancer cells into a permanent sleep'

In a groundbreaking move, a team of researchers from Australia has now developed a class of compounds able to block cancer cells' activity on a …

Cancer Cells

Could your gut microbes hinder your cancer treatment? A new first-in-human trial investigates

Could the poop of some cancer patients hold the key to treating certain cancers in all people?<p>What does cancer have to do with poop? In the past few …

Immunotherapy

'Normal' blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

A new study — conducted by researchers at Stanford University in California — reveals that common foods can cause blood sugar spikes in otherwise …

Diabetes

Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

Cooking

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you’ve been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Low Fat

How Close Are We, Really, to Curing Cancer with CRISPR?

Followers of science and health news, particularly those with a terminal illness, may get the impression that the dawn of a new, disease-free era is …

Genetics

Cancer immunotherapy

Focus | 26 February 2018<p>Focus home<br>• Reviews & Perspectives<br>• News & Comment<br>• Additional content<p>Cancer immunotherapy – the targeting or use of immune system …

Immunotherapy

Cancer cells destroyed with two antipsychotic drugs

Some cancers survive on high cholesterol levels. New research uses antipsychotic drugs to "starve" these cancer cells of cholesterol.<p>Some studies …

Cancer Cells

8 Symptoms Of Silent Panic Attacks You Should Know How To Recognize

Considering the dictionary definitions of "panic" and "attack," it's no surprise that when many people think of a panic or anxiety attack, they …

Depression

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now's the time to catch Mars in the night sky.<p>Next week, the red planet is making its closest approach to Earth in 15 …

Mars

Turns Out China Has An Astounding 487 Electric Car Makers

And major Chinese cities are fighting for every one of them<p>Tesla Motors and their pie-in-the-sky China factory may be the biggest Chinese related …

Electric Vehicles

IBM Watson Reportedly Recommended Cancer Treatments That Were 'Unsafe and Incorrect'

Internal company documents from IBM show that medical experts working with the company’s Watson supercomputer found “multiple examples of unsafe and …

IBM Watson

Turmeric eye drops could spice up glaucoma treatment

Although glaucoma causes blindness by destroying retinal cells, research has shown that orally-ingested curcumin – a chemical derived from the spice …

Glaucoma

Crispr Can Speed Up Nature—and Change How We Grow Food

Like any self-respecting farmer, Zachary Lippman was grumbling about the weather. Stout, with close-cropped hair and beard, Lippman was standing in a …

Genetics

CAR T cells for infection, autoimmunity and allotransplantation

Review Article | Published: 25 July 2018<p><i>Nature Reviews Immunology</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) have shown …

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