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A New Alliance Could Give Humanity the World's First Cancer Vaccine

The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy has partnered with dozens of organizations to develop a cancer vaccine to prevent the disease which is expected to grow by an additional 21.7 million through 2030. The plan is to target genetic markers specific to tumors to allow the body to generate an immune response to combat the cancer before it ever takes hold.
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Thanks to a Novel Protein, We Could Bring an End to Obesity

Obesity affects more than 600 million adults and around 41 million children under the age of 5 according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers may have found a way to halt the development of both type 2 diabetes and obesity in humans using a recently discovered protein.
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Bioprinting Is One Step Closer to Making a Human Kidney

Bioprinting Is One Step Closer to Making a Human Kidney | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Bioprinting has been all over the news in the past several years with headline-worthy breakthroughs like printed human skin, synthetic bones, and even a fully functional mouse thyroid... read more
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Lung Cancer Patient First to Undergo CRISPR Gene Editing

Lung Cancer Patient First to Undergo CRISPR Gene Editing | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
The CRISPR-Cas9 “drag-and-drop” gene editing technique has been used in its first human trial, reports Nature. Scientists at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China began a... read more
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By 2030, Hospitals May Be a Thing of the Past

By 2030, Hospitals May Be a Thing of the Past | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Predictions from the co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Future Council, Melanie Walker, say we'll soon enter a post-hospital world due to advances in personalized medicine, health monitoring, and nanotechnology. New and evolving technologies in medical science convince Walker we'll live in a society not dependent on hospitals by 2030.
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Paralyzed Monkeys Able to Walk Again With Brain Implant. Human Trials Are Next

Paralyzed Monkeys Able to Walk Again With Brain Implant. Human Trials Are Next | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Using a system of electrodes, transmitters, receivers, scientists were able to restore leg function in a primate, completely bypassing damaged nerves. While this remarkable feat may be decades away from human use, it is a promising development for the hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. with spinal cord injuries
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Breast tissue expansion following a mastectomy could soon become a lot easier

Breast tissue expansion following a mastectomy could soon become a lot easier | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A needleless, remote-controlled device for tissue expansion is awaiting FDA approval.
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Scientists May Have Found Protein That Could Help Unlock Spinal Regeneration in Humans

Scientists May Have Found Protein That Could Help Unlock Spinal Regeneration in Humans | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A discovery regarding the regenerative properties of zebrafish may be the key to unlocking the ability of spinal cord regeneration in the hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. with spinal cord injuries. Regenerative medicine in spinal injuries is a long way away from being a real option, but discoveries like this are a sign of some promising progress.
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MIT Biologically Engineers a New Weapon to Kill Bacteria

MIT Biologically Engineers a New Weapon to Kill Bacteria | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
If no new antibiotics are made, bacterial infections will kill 10 million people each year by 2050. Thankfully, a team have engineered an antimicrobial peptide that could kill many types of bacteria, even those resistant to most antibiotics.
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Stopping breast cancer with help from artificial intelligence

Stopping breast cancer with help from artificial intelligence | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
The Department of Defense is backing an effort to use machine learning to find clues about tumor biology.
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IBM's Watson AI Recommends Same Treatment as Doctors in 99% of Cancer Cases

IBM's Watson AI Recommends Same Treatment as Doctors in 99% of Cancer Cases | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Watson recommended treatment plans that matched suggestions from oncologists in 99 percent of the cases it analyzed and offered options doctors missed in 30 percent of them. AI could be revolutionary for healthcare as it can process many more research papers and case files than any human doctor could manage.
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Two Eyes, Three Dimensions: Why We Have Stereoscopic Vision

Two Eyes, Three Dimensions: Why We Have Stereoscopic Vision | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Stereoscopic vision allows humans to judge distance, which develops their ability to have true depth perception. But what are the other advantages of stereoscopic vision? And how did it evolve?
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Latest Generation of CT Scanners Provide Science Fiction-Like View of the Body

Latest Generation of CT Scanners Provide Science Fiction-Like View of the Body | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
In hospitals and medical facilities of the not-too-distant future, medical imaging will be way beyond the realm of the traditional X-ray. Already the latest generation of CT scanners is providing an unparalleled view inside our bodies, aiding diagnosis and treatment.
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Gene-therapy treatment for “bubble boy” syndrome finally moves from concept to cure

Gene-therapy treatment for “bubble boy” syndrome finally moves from concept to cure | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A gene therapy for an inherited immune disease completes a 27-year journey.
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Synthetic Future: Revolutionary Center Will 3D-Print Human Tissues and Organs

A new 'biofabrication institute' is being made that will scan, model, and 3d-print patient-specific tissues in one building. The ultimate goal is to 3D-print entire organs, which could save the lives of thousands of people on organ transplant lists.
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Israeli Company ‘Neuronix’ Offers Hope For Alzheimer’s Disease With Unique Treatment

Israeli Company ‘Neuronix’ Offers Hope For Alzheimer’s Disease With Unique Treatment | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Neuronix has developed what may be the most advanced non-invasive treatment for Alzheimer's Disease. The company says its treatment can restore a patient's
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Eye robot: This mechanical surgeon can carry out cataract surgery with ultra-precise cuts

Eye robot: This mechanical surgeon can carry out cataract surgery with ultra-precise cuts | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A cutting-edge medical robot is capable of performing one of the world’s most common but delicate operations: cataract surgery.
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CRISPR Gene Editing Has Repaired a Blood-Borne Disease

CRISPR Gene Editing Has Repaired a Blood-Borne Disease | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Researchers from Stanford have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique to fix the gene defects that cause sickle cell disease. Approximately 70,000 - 100,000 individuals in the United States have sickle cell disease and 3 million have sickle cell trait.
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Researchers Repair Brain Damage in Mice With Stem Cell Transplants

Researchers Repair Brain Damage in Mice With Stem Cell Transplants | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
The human brain is a biological wonder with considerable skills. Regeneration, unfortunately, isn’t one of them. Save for one tiny V-shaped region within the hippocampus,... read more
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Robo-Pharmacist: This AI is Designing Structures for Futuristic Wonder Drugs

Robo-Pharmacist: This AI is Designing Structures for Futuristic Wonder Drugs | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
This AI can help search for new drug compounds without using lengthy simulations, thanks to its training on 250,000 drug-like molecules. According to researchers, this could play a role in finding or optimizing lead drug candidates, or other areas like solar cells or catalysts.
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Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists

Printable Organs Will Put an End to Transplant Lists | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A woman living on a dialysis machine is grown a new kidney using her own cells. A father struggling with age-related vision loss has his... read more
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2013/10/04 > BE Japon 664 > Des nanocapsules de délivrance de médicaments qui franchissent la barrière hémato-encéphalique : vers un traitement des tumeurs cérébrales

2013/10/04 > BE Japon 664 > Des nanocapsules de délivrance de médicaments qui franchissent la barrière hémato-encéphalique : vers un traitement des tumeurs cérébrales | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
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Male Birth Control: Study Shows 96% Efficacy

Male Birth Control: Study Shows 96% Efficacy | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
A new hormonal birth control option for men has been developed and has proven 96% effective. They study was cut short due to the prevalence of depression in participants. While not perfect, it does show progress in the area a male birth control methods.
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Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100

Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100 | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier... read more
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New Discovery Could Give Scientists a Way to Destroy Cancer Cells

New Discovery Could Give Scientists a Way to Destroy Cancer Cells | Medical Researches | Scoop.it
The number of people living beyond a cancer diagnosis is expected to rise to almost 19 million by 2024. This new compound was able to block a protein that is essential for the sustained growth of up to a quarter of all cancers.
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