Category: Health Care

Ray Of Hope: Protein Study Could Pave Way For New Multiple Sclerosis Therapy

By Thomas Hochwarter Scientists in Germany are cautiously optimistic about new multiple sclerosis therapy possibilities after decoding the functions of two crucial proteins. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. There is no known cure, and treatments attempt to improve

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DNAverse Is Using Tech To Revolutionize Healthcare, Genetic Art

By Michelle D. Madsen DNA findings have morphed into digital art. DNAverse describes itself as the world’s first science art NFTs collection personalized with real DNA data. It has partnered with blockchain-enabled healthcare provider Aimedis to bring science to the rapidly increasing metaverse. (NFTs are non-fungible tokens that digitally represent any asset.) Aimedis will also

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Sensitive Skin: Scientist Develops Next Generation ‘Smart Skin’ Which Can Even Feel Microorganisms

By Simona Kitanovska After six years of hard work an Italian woman researcher has managed to create a next-generation smart skin which is even more sensitive than real skin and can even detect microorganisms. Working at the Institute of Solid State Physics at the Graz Technical University (TU Graz) in Austria, Anna Maria Coclite has

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Would Chew Believe It: Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts

By Michael Leidig Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside teeth to ensure the success of root canal treatments after the living tissue has been removed. Root canal treatments are routinely carried out to treat tooth infections in millions of patients. The procedure involves removing the infected soft tissue

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World’s First AI-Ready Infrasound Stethoscope Gets FDA Approval

By Diana Bletter Israeli startup Sanolla announced its AI-ready stethoscope — the first of its kind in the world — has achieved a major regulatory milestone: It’s been approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The innovative stethoscope, VoqX, listens to infrasound acoustic waves to obtain lifesaving medical insights. Not audible to

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RedC Biotech Seeks To Make Blood Donations A Thing Of The Past

By Brian Blum Future blood infusions may not rely on donors. Consider: A horrendous mass casualty event results in dozens of people injured. Many need blood transfusions. The local blood banks can’t cope with the sudden demand. Even worse, some victims have rare blood types that are not well stocked in the blood bank’s inventory.

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