Alzheimer's

Screening Alzheimer’s disease with non-invasive imaging

Research shows that in the patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the small blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye are...
skin sensor

Innovative skin sensor to revolutionize hydrocephalus treatment

Currently the treatment of hydrocephalus involves the surgical implantation of a tube known as a 'shunt' to drain excess fluid out of the brain....
breast feeding

Breastfeeding can help form good bacteria in babies

A new study from the Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, suggests that breastfeeding can play an important role in providing good gut bacteria to...
Tiny nanostraws

Tiny nanostraws deliver molecules inside human cells

Researchers can design the perfect molecule to edit a gene, treat cancer or guide the development of a stem cell. Tiny nanostraws can help...
smart stickers

Smart stickers to monitor health risks

Scientists have developed a wearable electronic device, smart stickers, made of cellulose, which sticks to the skin, to monitor physical activity and notify the wearer about...
MDR TB

A new drug could be the answer to MDR TB

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) an be cured in 80% of patients, according to a clinical trial conducted by doctors in Belarus. They spent...
pregnancy

Omega 3 could boost baby brain and vision

Women could enhance the development of their unborn child's eyesight and brain function by regularly eating omega-3 rich fatty fish during pregnancy, say researchers...
antisense

Antisense approach to regenerate pancreatic cells

Type 2 diabetes is caused by a progressive loss of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, and current remedies can’t do much beyond just...
neurons

Neurons Reliably Respond to Straight Lines

Single neurons in the brain's primary visual cortex can reliably detect straight lines, even though the cellular makeup of the neurons is constantly changing,...
resistant

A non-antibiotic therapy for resistant infections

Stabilizing viral vectors for gene therapy; a non-antibiotic approach to resistant infections The viral vectors that are used to transport therapeutic genes into the body...