Ammer Khouri

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Is Breakthrough Stem Cell Technique a Cure for Blindness?

<i>This article was originally published on</i> Medical Daily.<p>More than 500 million people around the world are either visually impaired or blind, but …

Lehigh chemist recognized for work on immunotherapy to fight bacteria

An estimated 23,000 people in the U.S. die each year of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Israeli researchers closing in on cure for melanoma with new 'breakthrough'

Researcher have mapped out the process in which cancer cells inflict themselves on the dermis, which can help scientists in developing new drugs to …

Cancer Cells

What High-Speed Cameras Can Tell Us About the Smell of Rain

That lovely, earthy smell after the rain has a name: petrichor. Exactly what causes petrichor, however, is unknown. Armed with high-speed cameras, …

This Newly Discovered Frog Looks Exactly Like Kermit

It's the perfect shade of green. And there's just something uncanny about the eyes. Kermit, is that you?<p>A newly discovered species of glass frog has been found hiding in the rainforests of Costa Rica, and it looks nearly identical to Jim Henson's Muppet masterpiece. <i>Hyalinobatrachium dianae</i> was …

Earth saver? Lasers manipulate spin of 'asteroid' in simulated experiment

Researchers have honed laser technology to be able to slow, stop, and reverse the rotation of an asteroid-like target in a simulated space …

MIT scientists invent rapidly self-tinting windows

They’re more than just a big set of transitional lenses for buildings. For one thing, the new glass technology pioneered by a team of scientists at MIT is capable of changing shades much faster that what you’ll find on those ultra-hip eyeglasses. It also covers a broader spectrum of opacity than …

Newly Discovered Feature Of HIV Could Inspire Future Treatments

Pores in the virus’s shell allow it to hide and get fuel<p>Researchers in the United Kingdom have discovered how HIV’s protective shell helps it invade healthy cells without being detected by the immune system.<p>Scientists knew that to infect healthy cells, HIV copies its own genetic material into DNA …

Immune System

5 Research-Backed Tips to Increase Online Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sixty-three percent of people requesting information about your company today won’t purchase from you for at least three months, and 20 percent won’t purchase over the next 12 months. Another statistic -- 44 percent of salespeople have an …

Greater production of 'feeling full' hormone could be responsible for weight loss

A preliminary study might hold the key to why over-80s are prone to losing weight.<p>The research by Mary Hickson, Professor of Dietetics at Plymouth …

Weight Loss

Imaging Tests Detect Coronary Artery Disease Long Before it Strikes

Newswise — Adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factor assessment more precisely predicts a healthy …

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - Facts, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) develops over time through a combination of calcium, fatty materials, and scar tissue which build up in a person's …

First Absorbable Stent for Coronary Artery Disease Gets FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat coronary artery disease. The Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable …

Researchers Find That If You Think You’re Old, You’ll Age Faster

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …

Motivation

The Holofone Phablet is a 7-inch Android phone / Windows PC with a built-in projector

Smartphone season is rapidly upon us, with the new versions of Samsung’s Galaxy Note and Apple’s iPhone rumored to be just around the corner. Unfortunately for those two companies, Akyumen (Pronounced like "acumen," probably) has just announced that its Holofone Phablet, which I assume is going to …

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First cancer patient in Ohio receives proton therapy treatment

LITTLETON, Mass., July 26, 2016 – Mevion Medical Systems, the leader in compact proton therapy, is announcing that University Hospitals (UH) in …

ALS research suggests stem cells be 'aged' to speed progress toward finding treatments: Scientists propose solution after finding that current engineered cells are too 'young' to accurately model the fatal nerve disorder

Scientists propose solution after finding that current engineered cells are too 'young' to accurately model the fatal nerve disorder<p>Scientists are …

Cure for asthma on horizon as scientists find genetic cause

A cure for asthma is on the horizon after scientists discovered a genetic switch which prevents the condition.<p>The research carried out at the University of Southampton, discovered that the gene ADAM33 plays a crucial role in causing the twitchiness and inflammation of airways that triggers an …

Start Your Day With Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

Recipe<p>By Thrillist Video Published On 07/19/2016<p>@thrillist<p>By Thrillist Video @thrillist Published On 07/19/2016<p>Twisted knows mornings can be rough, …

Chinese doctors succeed in rare 3D-printed vertebrae implant

The 3D-printed vertebrae measured 19 centimeters, the longest ever in a successful operation.[Photo/Xinhua] Chinese doctors set a new record in a …

7 Mobile Apps to Boost Your Productivity (Without Using To-Do Lists)

I’ve got some good news, and some bad news.<p>The bad news is, productivity isn’t a tangible substance that you can hunt down and own. It’s a state of …

How To Purify Your Lungs In 3 Days Using Home Remedies?

If you are looking for natural home remedies to purify your lungs then don’t look further than this.<p>Discover step by step approach following which …

Stem Cell Fillings Allow Teeth to Heal Themselves

The Root (Canal) of the Problem<p>No one in their right mind would ever look forward to a filling at the dentist. Why can’t our teeth fix themselves? …

Cancer Drug Used by Pres. Carter Shows Signs of Being a Breakthrough

Skin cancer cure hope for millions as major treatment breakthrough sees man's tumours disappear 'completely'

Experts has successfully treated a 53-year-old who was suffering from metastatic melanoma using two different types of immunotherapy<p>Doctors have …