Category: Health Care

Smart Patch Could Detect Alzheimer’s Within Six Minutes Of Use

By Jim Leffman A  microneedle patch detects biomarkers that could  detect Alzheimer’s within six minutes. The smart patchhas been developed by British scientists. The microneedle patch detects biomarkers and could also be used to test for other conditions such as Parkinson’s, cancer and cardiovascular disease. An elderly woman looking outside of her home.A smart patch

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Microchips That Merge Brain With Machines Appear Safe: Study

By Mark Waghorn Microchips that merge the brain with machines to treat paralyzed patients are safe, according to new research. The tiny devices are implanted after a stroke or spinal cord injury to stimulate activity in the nervous system. ESB PROFESSIONAL/METANEWS Good news for cyborgs and their brains. Microchips that merge the brain with machines

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This 90-year-old Grandmother Puts Her Youthful Looks Down To This

By Jessica Hehir-Smith Active 90-year-old grandma, Edna May Giordano. Fitness fanatic Edna May Giordano has shared her simple health and lifestyle tips that keep her looking youthful. DALYCE RADTKE/SWNS TALKER A 90-year-old grandmother – who looks 20 years younger – puts her youthful looks down to self-care and regular exercise, including weights, yoga and gardening.

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New Form Of Using DNA To Kill Cancer Cells Could Pave Way For Cure

By Gwyn Wright Cancer Cell introduced with Oncolytic DNA hairpin pairs (oHPs) is shown in a diagram. Researchers have discovered this reaction often triggers immune reaction which inhibit further tumor growth when oHPs meet the tumor-causing over-expressed miRNA. AKIMITSU OKAMOTO/UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO A new way of using DNA to kill cancer cells which could pave

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Probiotic ‘Backpacks’ Could Help Improve Treatments Of Common Bowel Disease

By Danny Halpin Probiotic “backpacks” could soon be used to improve treatments for inflammatory bowel disease. Biomedical engineers in America have created a protective casing for gut-friendly bacteria that allows them to survive attacks from stomach acids and other microbes long enough to reproduce and establish themselves. It has proven to be effective in mice,

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New Research May Yield Treatment To Halt Parkinson’s

By Abigail Klein Leichman Scientists from the University of Haifa reported in the journal NJP Parkinson’s Disease a groundbreaking discovery that could lead to treatments, which can stopthe spread of Parkinson’s disease. Patients with Parkinson’s suffer from massive loss of nerve cells in a brain region that’s normally packed with dopaminergic neurons. Dopamine allows brain

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New Treatments For The Most Severe Form Of Skin Cancer Could Be Made Possible

By Simona Kitanovska New treatments for the most severe form of skin cancer could be developed after a major scientific breakthrough. Melanoma is one of the most common cancers worldwide, with an estimated 99,780 new cases diagnosed in 2022. Now American scientists have discovered that inhibiting a key metabolic enzyme “shows promise” in tackling melanoma.

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