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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Seeing the light: smart glasses help boost sight of visually impaired

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:54pm by GDN

    ... with sight loss the chance to recognise everyday objects and people again. The glasses use a combination of cameras to sense objects such as tables and walls as well as people, and then process ... to walk down unfamiliar streets and be able to avoid bollards and buggies." Lyn Oliver, 70, from Faringdon, Oxfordshire, has joined the trials. She says she can see structures from almost two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583204/seeing-light-smart-glasses-help-boost-sight-visually-impaired
  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Asthma patients can now breathe easy for longer

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Ernest Kao

    ... Previous tests on rats documented in the International Journal of Nanomedicine in 2012, showed that drugs encapsulated in liposomes could remain in the lungs for up to 48 hours. Yang said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576272/asthma-patients-can-now-breathe-easy-longer
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Scientists announce breakthrough in fight against antibiotic resistance

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:06pm by AFP

    ... "Importantly, we have demonstrated that the bacteria would die if the gate is locked." The discovery, published in the journal Nature, paves the way for new drugs to disrupt the building process, thus bringing down the cell walls. In April, the World Health Organisation warned the rise of drug resistance was allowing once-treatable diseases to once again become deadly. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536319/scientists-announce-breakthrough-fight-against-antibiotic-resistance
  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Monkey HIV drug-resistant within days, dampening hopes for Aids cure

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... to research published in the journal Nature. The findings came just days after news that an American baby thought to have been cleared of HIV through a potent dose of antivirals given 30 hours after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557018/monkey-hiv-drug-resistant-within-days-dampening-hopes-aids-cure
  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Paracetamol no better than placebo in treating lower-back pain: study

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 09:47am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Study finds that the universally used drug is of no greater benefit than a placebo Paracetamol fails test as back pain treatment Paracetamol, a painkiller recommended to treat people with acute lower back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to a large trial. A study published yesterday in The Lancet medical journal found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557998/paracetamol-no-better-placebo-low-back-pain-study
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists use gene therapy to create biological heart pacemaker

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:07pm by AP

    ... them for two weeks. Two days later, treated pigs had faster heartbeats than control pigs who did not receive the gene, the researchers reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine. ... keep working, cautioned doctors Nikhil Munshi and Eric Olson of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, who were not involved in the research but analysed the findings in a journal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555636/us-scientists-use-gene-therapy-create-biological-heart-pacemaker
  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    New treatment using pig bladders regenerates human muscle lost in traumatic injury

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, demonstrated for the first time the regeneration of functional tissue in people with major muscle loss. “While the number of patients ... and fixing chest wall defects after cancer removal. Before trying the procedure in humans, the researchers said they successfully tested it on mice with muscle injuries. To take part in the study, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1501613/new-treatment-using-pig-bladders-regenerates-human-muscle-lost-traumatic
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    World’s first miniature dialysis machine has saved eight babies, say Italian scientists

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... injury," said a statement from The Lancet medical journal, which published the study yesterday. It can be used on newborns and children up to 10kg, can handle smaller volumes of fluid much more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519041/worlds-first-miniature-dialysis-machine-has-saved-eight-babies-say
  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Ketamine may be useful for treating depression, British study finds

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... widely used as an anaesthetic and to relieve pain. But it is also used as a recreational drug. McShane said that the doses used were very different. On the street, users often take several grams ... published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, showed that three days after the last infusion, the depression scores had halved in 29 per cent of the patients. Some patients described feeling able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464151/ketamine-may-be-useful-treating-depression-british-study-finds
  10. News - World - MEDICINE

    Sperm cells made from skin tissue offer hope for infertile men

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggests that rather than being unable to make healthy sperm, the men may simply have lost the population of stem cells in their testes that usually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502705/sperm-cells-made-skin-tissue-offer-hope-infertile-men

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