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Brain stem implant may help some kids hear - Futurity

Hearing aids and cochlear implants don't work for children born without a cochlear nerve. An auditory brain stem implant could be the answer.

Until bioprinters are reality, 3D printing can still save lives

Image copyright Getty Images.A two-year-old girl born with a hole in her heart had a life-saving operation in London last month thanks to a 3D …

16 African Countries Have 'Overtaken The U.S.' In Measles Vaccination Rate

America is losing out on a modern miracle, according to Gates Foundation CEO<p><i>Editor's note: This essay was edited for style and published in its entirety.</i><p>Measles outbreaks were all but eliminated in the U.S. as of the year 2000.<p>How did we get here?<p>The answer is simple: diseases can regain a foothold …

Public Health

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have identified a crucial molecule that could put the brakes on the damage to the brain<p>The onset of Alzheimer’s disease could be delayed by a molecule that occurs naturally in humans, research suggests.<p>The study in mice showed that the “housekeeping” …

Dementia

Here’s How Meditation Boosts Your Health Beyond The Brain

A new study clues us into how meditation can improve our physical health.<p>One of the most interesting things about mindfulness meditation is how its benefits seep beyond our brains and into our bodies. So not only does it help decrease stress and improve focus, but it can have an impact on your …