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A Stunning Breakthrough in the Fight Against a Devastating Blood Disease

In 1976, my final year of medical school, I travelled abroad and spent several months working in the hematology clinic at Hadassah Hospital, in Jerusalem. Every day, I attended to children and teen-agers suffering from a blood disorder called beta thalassemia. They were easy to identify in the …

Medicine

Irish company to showcase ‘breakthrough’ breast cancer drug

Inflection Biosciences seeking phase I testing for new therapy targeting aggressive cancer<p>about 6 hours ago<p>Dr Michael O’Neill, director of research …

Hard Brexit

Mueller has evidence that Trump confidant went to Prague, despite denials | McClatchy Washington Bureau

The Justice Department special counsel has evidence that Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and confidant, Michael Cohen, secretly made a late-summer …

Donald Trump

The Top 50 Cryptos With Moon Potential In 2018 | Top 25 Large & Small Cap Picks With Highest Upside

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have become incredibly popular amongst individual and institutional investors across the globe. For those …

Blockchain

Salty Lakes Under Glacier Get Scientists Pumped About Extraterrestrial Life

Deep in Canada’s frigid, northernmost reaches lies ice-covered Devon Island, the largest uninhabited island in the world. And for good reason, too: …

Breakthroughs

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

Elon Musk Predicts Artificial Intelligence Will Spawn An 'Immortal Dictator' Who Will End Humanity

Technological innovator Elon Musk is warning humanity that artificial intelligence could one day reach sentience and create for itself an immortal …

Artificial Intelligence

New blood test detects Alzheimer’s early with 86 per cent accuracy

Researchers at Ruhr University in Germany have developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease and found that it can detect early indicators of the disease long before the first symptoms appear in patients. The research has been published in the journal <i>EMBO Molecular Medicine</i>.<p>One of the hallmarks of …

Dementia

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

The market for Lithium (Li) is about to explode.<p>What we are witnessing now is nothing less that the transition from a carbon- to a lithium-based …

Lithium

Scientists in Antarctica Make a Major Breakthrough Growing Vegetables without Sun or Soil

Scott Watney memorably managed to keep himself alive in <i>The Martian</i> by growing poop potatoes, but the first human to set foot on Mars likely won’t …

Breakthroughs

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

Wellness

Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost anywhere

As if there weren’t already cameras enough in this world, researchers created a new type that is both microscopic and self-powered, making it possible to embed just about anywhere and have it work perpetually. It’s undoubtedly cool technology, but it’s probably also going to cause a spike in …

University of Michigan

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the …

Immunotherapy

Boost Your Mood, Relieve Anxiety, and Breathe Easier — With This 1 Natural Solution

Two things that are exploding on the wellness scene right now: essential oils and cannabis. Whether you drop herbaceous oils in your aromatherapy diffuser to calm down, sip a CBD tea for anxiety, make lemon water for a boosted mood from the citrus oils, or use cannabis to relieve pain and tension, …

Alternative Medicine

Cancer Vaccine With 97% Complete Response Rate In Mice Starts Human Trials

Stanford University is sponsoring a phase 1 trial in 15 lymphoma patients, beginning now.<p>Preclinical data showed 87 out of 90 mice had a complete …

Immune System

We now have the first clear evidence cell phone radiation can cause cancer in rats

This week, following three days of live-broadcast peer review sessions, experts concluded that a pair of federal studies show “clear evidence” that cell phone radiation caused heart cancer in male rats.<p>This substantially changes the debate on whether cell phone use is a cancer risk. Up until this …

Cancer

No Companies Have Applied To Test Fully-Driverless Cars In California - The Drive

Companies Wary of Testing Autonomous Cars Without Human Backup Drivers<p>California state can begin issuing permits April 2.<p>Waymo<p>Stephen EdelsteinView …

Autonomous Cars

How Blockchain Technology Is Making Other Industries More Efficient

The ways blockchain is transforming business and technology is alarming.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>The ways blockchain is transforming business and technology is alarming. It seems like only a year ago only the most committed early adopters of cryptocurrencies and blockchain had heard of …

Artificial Intelligence

Watch a Man Who Lived as a Woman Reject the Lies of LGBT Activists

Walt Heyer, who used to live as a transgender woman, now travels the country speaking about his experiences and reaching out to those who regret …

LGBTQI

Step by Step, AI Is Accelerating the Search for a Cancer Cure

AI already is delivering breakthroughs in cancer diagnosis, but even optimists believe a cure is a decade away.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For about a million years, the human race has been on a curve of innovation, an upward arc that has progressed from controlling …

Artificial Intelligence

Ibuprofen could stop Alzheimer's, say researchers

You may have taken ibuprofen today, be it to ease a headache or alleviate back pain. But there might be more to this common medication than pain …

Dementia

An Experimental Superbug Killer Is a Tiny Step Closer to Saving Us From the Antibiotic Apocalypse

A class of antibiotics heralded as an essential future weapon against drug-resistant superbugs passed an important test. There’s now evidence that …

Microbiology

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

Dementia

Adelaide scientists pioneer cancer breakthrough

Adelaide scientists have made a promising breakthrough in the fight against cancer, by reprogramming the body's immune system to find and destroy …

Your Brain on Ketones

Source: flickr/brainblogger/3138247450/<p>The modern prescription of high carbohydrate, low fat diets and eating snacks between meals has coincided with …

Nutrition

Doctors Have Restored The Sight of Two People in a Monumental World First

This could end one of the most common forms of blindness.<p>British physicians have successfully used stem cells to repair the degenerating tissue at …

Cell Biology

Chargebee raises $18M to help businesses manage subscriptions

The subscription model is growing in popularity as a way to monetize a service, netting in trends in SaaS, media, e-commerce and other verticals that are in search of more predictable, recurring revenues. Now, a startup built to provide a subscription platform to businesses has raised a round of …

Startups

Could Rapamycin Help Humans Live Longer?

In the 1990s, pharmacologist Dave Sharp of the University of Texas's Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies in San Antonio was studying …

Biomedicine

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever …

Food

The looming epidemic threat

A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency<p>Somewhere out there a dangerous virus is boiling up in the bloodstream of a bird, bat, monkey or pig, preparing to jump to a human being. It’s hard to comprehend the …

Disease