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Using Artificial Intelligence To Dissect Human Intelligence

Understanding how different networks in the human brain support human cognition is an inhumanly complicated problem to solve, but it has now been …

New Self-Healing Gel Can Deliver Drugs Better

Even the innovations are innovating: A team of chemical engineers at MIT have developed a new self-healing hydrogel that is poised to replace current …

50yo woman with one day of left iliac fossa pain. Diagnosis?

50yo woman with one day of left iliac fossa pain. Diagnosis?

Fat Tissue May Be Key to Scleroderma’s ProgressionNorthwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that scar-forming cells in scleroderma…

<b>Fat Tissue May Be Key to Scleroderma’s Progression</b><p>Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that scar-forming cells in scleroderma come from fat tissue within layers of the skin, a new cellular origin that could be a key to developing treatments for the incurable disease in the future.<p>Scleroderma, also called systemic sclerosis, is a rare autoimmune connective tissue disorder in which the skin thickens and hardens, forming scar-like buildup, a process called fibrosis. Until now, …

Microsurgical resection of cervical spinal AVM: the pial resection technique

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

Silicon Valley

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia | Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia | MedlinePlus

Summary<p>Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In …

Skin Cancer | Basal Cell Carcinoma | MedlinePlus

Summary<p>Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The two most common types are basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer. …

Tension triggers muscle building

Skeletal muscles are built from small contractile units, the sarcomeres. Many of these sarcomeres are connected in a well-ordered series to form …

Study: Viagra Can Increase Risk Of Developing Skin Cancer

<b>ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)</b> – According to a recent study, men who take Viagra to treat erectile dysfunction could have an increased risk of developing …

Wireless Radiation Report 'Ignored' Cancer Risk Data, Scientist Says

TORONTO - A recent report giving a conditional stamp of approval to Canada's guidelines for radiofrequency waves failed to give enough weight to …

Is Sitting For Long Hours At Work The New Smoking?

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – The average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s …

Rare byproduct of marine bacteria kills cancer cells by snipping their DNA

(Phys.org) —Yale University researchers have determined how a scarce molecule produced by marine bacteria can kill cancer cells, paving the way for …

RNA carried by new nanoparticles can silence genes in many organs, could be deployed to treat cancer

A key feature of the MIT system is that the scientists were able to create a "library" of many different materials and quickly evaluate their …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

Self-assembling anti-cancer molecules created in minutes

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Researchers have developed a simple and versatile method for making artificial anti-cancer molecules that mimic the …

How standing might be the best anti-ageing technique

Spending less time on the sofa lengthens 'telomeres' - the caps on chromosomes which protect the genetic code inside<p>The best anti-ageing technique could be standing up, scientists believe, after discovering that spending more time on two feet protects DNA.<p>A study found that too much sitting down …

Electrolyzed-reduced water scavenges active oxygen species and protects DNA from oxidative damage.

<b>Electrolyzed-reduced water scavenges active oxygen species and protects DNA from oxidative damage.</b><p>Shirahata S, Kabayama S, Nakano M, Miura T, …

Pictured together for the first time: A chemokine and its receptor

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Researchers at University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the …

Neuroscience

This year’s flu vaccine offered little protection in Canada, study suggests

This year's flu vaccine offers little or no protection in Canada against becoming sick enough to require medical care, a study published Thursday suggests.<p>The research, based on data from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, found the vaccine offers most people virtually no protection …

Public Health

In 2003 The human genome project took 13 years to complete and cost an estimated 3 billion dollars. In 2007 the cost had dropped to one hundred thousand dollars. Today it costs around $1000 to sequence one's entire genome. It's predicted that by 2020 it will be faster and cheaper to sequence your entire DNA then to order a burger from McDonalds. Imagine the possibilities!

The answer to the previous post is Levator aponeurosis. The key here is that this structure is located underneath the fat pads and it is the distal portion of the levator muscle before it attaches to the tarsal plate. The surgeon is performing a levator aponeurosis advancement which is a type of ptosis surgery (droopy eyelid surgery)...

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4-year-old Boy from Australia Receives First Artificial Pancreas in the World!

From the News Desk of UC San Diego Health — Early Retina Cell Changes in Glaucoma Identified...

24 Outstanding Statistics on How Social Media has Impacted Health Care

<b>2018 Update:</b><p>Interested in the 2018 version? 30 Facts & Statistics On Social Media And Healthcare<p>Social media is one of the most talked about …

Metabolic syndrome may be prevented by healthy gut bacteria

Healthy bacteria that live in the intestine may help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published in the journal</i> …

Yellow fever research breakthrough could lead to better treatment

Yellow fever is an infectious tropical virus disease that can be caught from the bite of an infected mosquito and has symptoms ranging from …

Google to put health information directly into search results

Addition to Knowledge Graph will present medical facts for searches on health conditions, verified by the Mayo Clinic<p>Google is changing the way it displays search queries to pull medical facts directly into its results.<p>The medical information is being added to the company’s Knowledge Graph, which …

Digital Health