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DNA Nanobots Could Deliver the Future of Medicine

Someday you will take a pill that will fix your body. Sounds like science fiction and, though not yet science fact, it is a tantalizing potential …

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Cell Transport Discoveries

Three scientists who helped undercover how the body's cells transport molecules to their correct locations have received this year's Nobel Prize in …

10 Bioengineered Body Parts That Could Change Medicine

When physicians run out of treatment options, they look to a nascent field known as bioengineering for solutions to their patients' ailments. …

DNA Nanotechnology the Future of Modern Medicine?

One of the most significant achievements in the field of biomedical engineering is the creation of DNA nanobots. These molecular robots made of DNA …

Nanotech

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Diagnostics

This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at UCSF. Doctors, researchers and Principal Investigators in this class got out of the lab and hospital talked to 2,355 customers, tested 947 hypotheses and invalidated …

How Mobile Technology Is Changing Medicine As We Know It

Technology is constantly shaping medicine and has led to a number of innovations in the past decade. Systems ranging from electronic health records …

Scientists Develop Glowing Green Pigs to Produce Cheaper Medicines

Scientists are one step closer to creating a real-life version of Dr. Seuss' green eggs and ham, thanks to the birth of ten transgenic pigs in late …

GlaxoSmithKline and Personalized Medicine Take Another Leap Forward

Earlier this month, the FDA granted an accelerated approval to <b>GlaxoSmithKline</b> for Mekinist and Tafinlar as an oral combination therapy for treatment …

E-cigarettes could become 'medicines' available on NHS

Manufacturers apply for licences from regulatory body as tobacco substitutes scrutinised by EU and advertising watchdog<p>E-cigarettes could be available on the NHS by the end of the year with at least two companies – one a subsidiary of British American Tobacco – having already embarked on the …

A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

What it means to be a doctor in America is changing.<p>The Affordable Care Act is one reason. But the federal health overhaul is just the latest factor among many that have affected the practice of medicine.<p>Just ask Drs. Robert and Michael Sawyer, a father and son in a family that has worked at Denver …

Dr. Wikipedia: The 'Double-Edged Sword' Of Crowdsourced Medicine

Wikipedia has become a go-to source for definitions, celebrity facts, and now, medical information. A study by the IMS Health Institute published in January names Wikipedia as the "single leading source" of health care information for both patients and health care professionals.<p>Unfortunately, some …

Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space

Dr. Kevin Fong works on "the edges" of medicine — researching how humans survive extremes of heat, cold, trauma, outer space and deep sea. "We're still exploring the human body and what medicine can do in the same way that the great explorers of the 20th century and every age before them explored …

Luis Suarez Wants to Stay at Liverpool, Reveals PSG Striker Edinson Cavani

Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers have been handed a boost by Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, after the player spoke about his friend Luis Suarez's current happiness at Anfield, per Sky Sports.<p>Cavani is an international teammate of Suarez and stays in contact with him on a regular basis. He …

Five reasons why Liverpool may, or may not, challenge for the title

Brendan Rodgers's 'chihuahuas' have the best striker in the Premier League and a good work ethic but countered by a vulnerable defence and lack of strength in depth<p>Brendan Rodgers likened Liverpool to "chihuahuas that run in between the horses' legs" in the increasingly bizarre, animalistic title …

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool are title contenders after victory at Fulham

• Steven Gerrard's stoppage-time penalty seals victory • Manager describes team captain as a 'peerless' player<p>Brendan Rodgers warned the trio of clubs at the top of the Premier League that Liverpool are mounting a challenge for the title after his side moved to within four points of the leaders …

Steven Gerrard says Liverpool are 'dark horses' to win the Premier League

• Captain says team are well placed to challenge for title • 'We're in the mix. It's still early days, but we are in good form'<p>Steven Gerrard is enjoying Liverpool's position as "dark horses" for the Premier League title.<p>The Reds continued their unbeaten start to 2014 on Wednesday, following up the …

Soccer

Brendan Rodgers praises Daniel Sturridge after Liverpool beat Manchester United 1-0

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised his team's efforts after an early goal from Daniel Sturridge gave the Reds a 1-0 win over old foes Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday.<p>Daniel Sturridge grabbed Liverpool's winner for the third straight Premier League game to condemn fierce …

Mourinho: I would Prefer Liverpool Among Others to Win the Title

Jose Mourinho has revealed that he would like Liverpool to win the Premier League title if Chelsea fail as he is good friends with Brendan Rodgers …

Soccer

John Aldridge: Liverpool to take Advantage of Slip-Ups to Win Title

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has revealed that Liverpool have an outside chance of winning the Premier League title but need to keep on …

Soccer

Liverpool to Reward Brendan Rodgers with Lucrative £2.5m-a-year Contract

Liverpool are to give manager Brendan Rodgers a new long-term contract that is set to make him one of the best-paid managers in the Premier …

Soccer

Queensland Reds turn attention to Super Rugby opener against Brumbies

The Queensland Reds are unfazed about losing their final preseason trial match ahead of their Super Rugby opener against the Brumbies next …

'Liverpool can compete for the title' - Flanagan

The Reds full-back insists Champions League qualification is the priority but believes they have a chance of winning the Premier League if they can keep in touch with the leaders<p>Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan believes his side can still challenge for the Premier League title come the end of the …

Snitzerland wins Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington for Gerald Ryan and Brenton Avdulla

There are few faster horses around than Snitzerland and none more deserving of a maiden Group One win in Saturday's Black Caviar Lightning (1,000m) …

AB’s plan: prepared to get hurt by MJ

Brisbane Roar into W-League grand final after 2-1 win over Canberra United

Brisbane Roar have booked a place in the W-League grand final with a 2-1 victory over premiers Canberra United.<p>A goal from midfielder Elise …

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Brad Fittler scores stunning intercept try in rugby league comeback at Auckland Nines

FORGET the grey hair, come and join the party.

‘A-League better for having Broich’

Doolan gutted after missing ton