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theengineer.co.uk — An unmanned aerial system (UAS) has delivered a kidney to a transplant patient in what is claimed to be the first drone operation of its kind. Developed by the University of Maryland (UMD) and University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), the custom-built drone featured specially designed equi…
04.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
bloomberg.com — Experts found that people following a Japanese or Asian-style diet based on rice were less likely to be obese than those living in countries where rice consumption was low. Researchers said low-carbohydrate diets – which limit rice – are a popular weight-loss strategy in developed countries but the…
02.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — The oceans hide all kinds of secrets and unknowns in the deep – like the 195,728 viruses that scientists just found lurking underwater, during the course of a pole-to-pole expedition carried out to survey marine life. The researchers say the vast majority have never been seen before. Full Article …
28.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
techcrunch.com — In a feat that could eventually unlock the possibility of speech for people with severe medical conditions, scientists have successfully recreated the speech of healthy subjects by tapping directly into their brains. The technology is a long, long way from practical application but the science is re…
25.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
engadget.com — Researchers at Tel Aviv University managed to successfully print the first ever 3D heart that uses cells and biological materials from a patient. The medical breakthrough, which was published today in Advanced Science, managed to produce an entire heart, complete with cells, blood vessels, ventric…
15.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nytimes.com —  The rise of Candida auris embodies a serious and growing public health threat: drug-resistant germs. Last May, an elderly man was admitted to the Brooklyn branch of Mount Sinai Hospital for abdominal surgery. A blood test revealed that he was infected with a newly discovered germ as deadly as it …
07.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
medicalnewstoday.com — The best full-body exercises include squats, burpees, lunges, and cycling. People can do these to exercise several muscles at once. Learn more about how to do these exercises. People may describe muscle-strengthening exercises as being upper body, lower body, or core exercises. However, there are a…
06.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — Scientists have found mounting evidence that Parkinson's could start in the gut before spreading to the brain, with one study in 2017 observing lower rates of the disease in patients who had undergone a procedure called a truncal vagotomy. The operation removes sections of the vagus nerve - which l…
17.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
wired.com — As Clark County, Washington, combats an ongoing measles outbreak, Facebook announced Thursday that it’s diminishing the reach of anti-vaccine information on its platform. It will no longer allow it to be promoted through ads or recommendations, and will make it less prominent in search results. The …
08.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
newscientist.com — Following news of a man in the UK who has been free of HIV since his cancer treatment, a similar case has been reported by researchers who treated a patient in Germany. Together, they add to evidence that it may be possible to cure HIV. The virus infects cells of the immune system, which are made i…
06.03.2019 0 comments From Alex