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15-Minute Blood Test Reveals the Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury
brain injury test
Medical Innovation
15-Minute Blood Test Reveals the Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury
Researchers have now designed a rapid blood test that can help identify the severity of a brain injury in just fifteen minutes.
By Sarah Wells
October 3, 2020

Researchers have now designed a rapid blood test that can help identify the severity of a brain injury in just fifteen minutes.

Vaccines
A New Molecule May Take The Edge Off Vaccines — And Make Them Perform Better
adjuvants
Vaccines
A New Molecule May Take The Edge Off Vaccines — And Make Them Perform Better
Adjuvants create a better vaccine immune response, but they also cause inflammation. A peptide may help curb their side effects while improving protection.
October 2, 2020

Adjuvants create a better vaccine immune response, but they also cause inflammation. A peptide may help curb their side effects while improving protection.

Medical Innovation
Symptoms of Parkinson's Are the Only Way to Diagnose It. But Not for Long.
symptoms of parkinsons
Medical Innovation
Symptoms of Parkinson's Are the Only Way to Diagnose It. But Not for Long.
Researchers discovered a new way to diagnose and track Parkinson's disease progression — even before the first symptoms of Parkinson's appear.
September 27, 2020

Researchers discovered a new way to diagnose and track Parkinson's disease progression — even before the first symptoms of Parkinson's appear.

Future of Medicine
“Google Maps for the Human Body” Offers a Deep View Inside Our Trillions of Cells
“Google Maps for the Human Body” Offers a Deep View Inside Our Trillions of Cells
Future of Medicine
“Google Maps for the Human Body” Offers a Deep View Inside Our Trillions of Cells
Researchers are creating an interactive, 3D map of the human body to help identify and prevent disease.
By Sarah Wells
September 19, 2020

Researchers are creating an interactive, 3D map of the human body to help identify and prevent disease.

Vaccines
The Future of Vaccines May Be Injectable Gels
The Future of Vaccines May Be Injectable Gels
Vaccines
The Future of Vaccines May Be Injectable Gels
Scientists have designed a slow-releasing vaccine that can more accurately match the timeframe of a natural infection.
By Sarah Wells
September 19, 2020

Scientists have designed a slow-releasing vaccine that can more accurately match the timeframe of a natural infection.

Medical Innovation
Could a Single Injection Send Diabetes Into Remission?
living with diabetes
Medical Innovation
Could a Single Injection Send Diabetes Into Remission?
Research has found that a single surgical injection of a protein into the brain can restore blood sugar levels and send diabetes into remission, for rodents. This could transform the lives of people living with diabetes.
September 13, 2020

Research has found that a single surgical injection of a protein into the brain can restore blood sugar levels and send diabetes into remission, for rodents. This could transform the lives of people living with diabetes.

Medicine
$25 Genetic Test Can Improve Asthma Treatment for Kids
Asthma Treatment
Medicine
$25 Genetic Test Can Improve Asthma Treatment for Kids
Before prescribing an asthma treatment to children, doctors should use a cheap genetic test to look for a specific altered gene, according to a new study.
September 10, 2020

Before prescribing an asthma treatment to children, doctors should use a cheap genetic test to look for a specific altered gene, according to a new study.

Medicine
New ALS Treatment Appears to Slow Disease Progression
ALS Treatment
Medicine
New ALS Treatment Appears to Slow Disease Progression
A new ALS treatment that appears to slow disease progression offers hope to those battling the incurable neurological disorder.
September 6, 2020

A new ALS treatment that appears to slow disease progression offers hope to those battling the incurable neurological disorder.

Medicine
Weird, Synthetic Intestinal Lining Could Make Treating Diseases Easier
Drug Delivery
Medicine
Weird, Synthetic Intestinal Lining Could Make Treating Diseases Easier
A synthetic intestinal lining could make it easier for doctors to control drug delivery and nutrient absorption in patients.
September 6, 2020

A synthetic intestinal lining could make it easier for doctors to control drug delivery and nutrient absorption in patients.