Browsing All posts tagged under »medical science«

NewsDaily: Drugs protect monkeys from Ebola, U.S. study finds (tx, novapsyche)

August 23, 2010


Read the article on U.S. government researchers working to find ways to treat the highly deadly Ebola virus said on Sunday a new approach from AVI BioPharma Inc saved monkeys after they were infected.

Putting stem cell therapy within reach of millions | health

August 3, 2010


An Israeli discovery allowing stem cells to be cultivated in quantities ample enough to meet the world’s needs means that stem cell therapy could soon be within the reach of millions. Photo courtesy of Yossi Zamir/Flash90. Mass-market manufacture of stem cells is closer than ever after a breakthrough by researchers from Hadassah University Medical Center […]

Eye Imaging Could Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Earlier – Yahoo! News

July 6, 2010


The same plaques that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease also accumulate in the retinas of their eyes, new research suggests. And this retinal plaque shows up earlier than the cell-damaging stuff in the brain, meaning images of the eyes could lead to earlier diagnosis of the disease, the researchers say. […]

Review of Best Sex Writing 2009 (x-posted on Amazon, Visual Bookshelf, & Goodreads)

January 5, 2009


Best Sex Writing 2009 is an anthology of articles about sex; while a few articles refer to sexual encounters they are not erotic. These articles will not physically arouse you but they will engage your intellect and present a panoramic portrait of sex in America in the middle years of the first decade of the […]