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Nerve implant retrains your brain to stop tinnitus - tech - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist

Nerve implant retrains your brain to stop tinnitus - tech - 24 July 2014 - New Scientist | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Tinnitus is a chronic ringing in the ears that can be debilitating. Now, an implant that stimulates a nerve in the neck could eliminate the sounds for good
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We can rebuild you: Spare body parts made with matrix - Embedded code - New Scientist

We can rebuild you: Spare body parts made with matrix - Embedded code - New Scientist | Medical Science | Scoop.it
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Reprogramming cells by computer | KurzweilAI

Reprogramming cells by computer | KurzweilAI | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Design of cellular reprogramming protocol in three steps (credit: Isaac Crespo et al./Stem Cells) Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems
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A method of removing the guesswork perhaps?

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Scientists discover new mechanism regulating the immune response

Scientists discover new mechanism regulating the immune response | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Scientists in Finland have discovered a new mechanism regulating the immune response that can leave a person susceptible to autoimmune diseases.
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The DNA Data Deluge - IEEE Spectrum

The DNA Data Deluge - IEEE Spectrum | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Fast, efficient genome sequencing machines are spewing out more data than geneticists can analyze
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Study Reveals Key Step in Protein Synthesis - ScienceNewsline

Study Reveals Key Step in Protein Synthesis - ScienceNewsline | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have trapped the ribosome, a protein-building molecular machine essential to all life, in a key transitional state that has long eluded researchers.
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Brain cancer: Hunger for amino acids makes it more aggressive

Brain cancer: Hunger for amino acids makes it more aggressive | Medical Science | Scoop.it
An enzyme that facilitates the breakdown of specific amino acids makes brain cancers particularly aggressive.
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New understanding of why anti-cancer therapy stops working at a specific stage

New understanding of why anti-cancer therapy stops working at a specific stage | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and in California have achieved a breakthrough in understanding how and why a promising anti-cancer therapy has failed to achieve hoped-for success in killing tumor cells.
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Molecule that reduces fats in blood identified

Molecule that reduces fats in blood identified | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that a regulatory RNA molecule interferes with the production of lipoproteins and, in a mouse model, reduces hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis.
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The effect of curcumin (turmeric) on Alzheimer's disease: An overview

The effect of curcumin (turmeric) on Alzheimer's disease: An overview | Medical Science | Scoop.it
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Scientists Find New Biomarker to Measure Sugar Consumption

Scientists Find New Biomarker to Measure Sugar Consumption | Medical Science | Scoop.it
FAIRBANKS, Alaska—Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks identified a new tool that can dramatically improve the notoriously inaccurate surveys of what and how much an individual eats and drinks.
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Dad's life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development

Dad's life stress exposure leaves mark on sperm, can affect offspring brain development | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Stress felt by dad -- whether as a preadolescent or adult -- leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, according to a new preclinical study.
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BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls

BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Girls between 9 and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal...
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Neurodegeneration and Protein Translation Linked | The Scientist Magazine®

Neurodegeneration and Protein Translation Linked | The Scientist Magazine® | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Researchers find that a type of neurodegeneration in mice is linked to ribosomal stalling during protein translation in the brain.
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The End of Antibiotics? - Body Horrors

The End of Antibiotics? - Body Horrors | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Maryn McKenna has an unsettling and sobering article at Nature examining the the emergence of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Since 2002, this lar
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Perhaps it's about time we thought about our disease and the whole western medical system? Are there better alternatives to the constant use of antibiotics? Do we need new technology or new paradigms?

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How 'junk DNA' can control cell development

How 'junk DNA' can control cell development | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have confirmed that, far from being "junk," the 97 percent of human DNA that does not encode instructions for making proteins can play a significant role in controlling cell development.
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Another example of the body never wasting anything. The so-called 'junk DNA' would not exist if the organism did not have a purpose for its existance.

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Time is of the essence for reducing the long-term effects of iron deficiency

Time is of the essence for reducing the long-term effects of iron deficiency | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Iron deficiency is a worldwide problem, especially in developing countries and among infants and pregnant women. In infancy, iron deficiency is associated with poorer cognitive, motor, and social-emotional outcomes.
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Cancer risks double when two carcinogens present at 'safe' levels, epigenetics study finds

New research has found that low doses of arsenic and estrogen -- even at levels low enough to be considered "safe" for humans if they were on their own -- can cause cancer in prostate cells.
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Give picked veg some light to make it better for you - health - 21 June 2013 - New Scientist

Give picked veg some light to make it better for you - health - 21 June 2013 - New Scientist | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Helping cabbages maintain their circadian rhythms after they have been picked could preserve their anti-cancer properties
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Pleasure response from chocolate: You can see it in the eyes

Pleasure response from chocolate: You can see it in the eyes | Medical Science | Scoop.it
The brain's pleasure response to tasting food can be measured through the eyes using a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool, according to a study just published in the journal Obesity.
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Two mutations triggered an evolutionary leap 500 million years ago

Two mutations triggered an evolutionary leap 500 million years ago | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered two key mutations that sparked a hormonal revolution 500 million years ago.
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Unexpected discovery of the ways cells move could boost understanding of complex diseases

Unexpected discovery of the ways cells move could boost understanding of complex diseases | Medical Science | Scoop.it
A new discovery about how cells move inside the body may provide scientists with crucial information about disease mechanisms such as the spread of cancer or the constriction of airways caused by asthma.
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Immunity Mechanism Discovered - ScienceNewsline

Immunity Mechanism Discovered - ScienceNewsline | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a mechanism that is used to protect the body from harmful bacteria.
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Timing of calcium and vitamin D supplementation may affect how bone adapts to exercise

Timing of calcium and vitamin D supplementation may affect how bone adapts to exercise | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise, according to a new study.
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Commonly prescribed drugs may influence the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease

Commonly prescribed drugs may influence the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease | Medical Science | Scoop.it
Multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers.
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