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Algorithms, Imaging Help Predict Alzheimer’s Onset

Neurologists and computer scientists developed techniques for analyzing images to determine the chance of someone progressing from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Algorithms, Imaging Help Predict Alzheimer’s Onset

Injectable Patch Designed to Repair Heart Tissue

An injectable soft mesh patch seeded with cardiac cells is shown to fix damaged heart tissue in tests with lab animals, as an alternative to open-heart surgery. . . . → Read More: Injectable Patch Designed to Repair Heart Tissue

System Designed to Monitor Bee Colony Health Buzz

A system being developed by a Canadian graduate student monitors the health of bee colonies by analyzing the sounds they make in the hive. . . . → Read More: System Designed to Monitor Bee Colony Health Buzz

Acne Drug Shown to Treat Early Multiple Sclerosis

A clinical trial in Canada shows a common and inexpensive antibiotic to treat acne can reduce the chance early-stage multiple sclerosis becomes a full-blown disease. . . . → Read More: Acne Drug Shown to Treat Early Multiple Sclerosis

Smartphone Test Results Speed Hospital Patient Release

Results of lab tests sent to doctors’ smartphones can speed the release of emergency room patients by nearly a half-hour, according to a newly published study. . . . → Read More: Smartphone Test Results Speed Hospital Patient Release

Trial to Examine Immune System Workings

Unlike conventional clinical studies testing a particular treatment, this trial aims to explore in more detail the body’s interactions with a class of drugs, in this case vaccines. . . . → Read More: Trial to Examine Immune System Workings

Messenger RNA Engineered to Produce Antibodies

Academic and industry researchers demonstrated production of therapeutic antibodies inside cells of lab mice, offering a simpler and lower-cost alternative to monoclonal antibodies. . . . → Read More: Messenger RNA Engineered to Produce Antibodies

Public Access to Drugs Meets Health Needs, Cuts Costs

A study shows adding universal access to essential drugs as part of Canada’s health care system would meet much of that country’s pharmaceutical needs and save billions of dollars. . . . → Read More: Public Access to Drugs Meets Health Needs, Cuts Costs

Nuclear Cancer Therapy Company Launches, Raises $25M

A new company developing cancer therapies combining nuclear radiation and synthetic antibodies is starting up in Hamilton, Ontario. . . . → Read More: Nuclear Cancer Therapy Company Launches, Raises $25M

Slot Machine Gamblers Get Hooked in Trance-Like State

Findings from a recent study show gamblers who get immersed in playing slot machines are more at risk to develop gambling problems as a result. . . . → Read More: Slot Machine Gamblers Get Hooked in Trance-Like State