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New skin-inspired sensors could help wounds heal better

New skin-inspired sensors could help wounds heal better

In a new study, researchers have developed wearable sensors that mimic skin to help wounds heal. The new finding could help develop a better wound...
New hope for disease-detecting biosensors

New hope for disease-detecting biosensors

A new study from the University of Minnesota has developed a unique new device using the wonder material graphene. The new device is a big...
Scientists develop fireproof, self powered sensor that may save lives

Scientists develop fireproof, self-powered sensor that may save lives

In a new study, researchers have developed a motion-powered, fireproof sensor. This low-cost sensor could track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and other people...
New mobile bedside bioprinter could help heal wounds

New mobile bedside bioprinter could help heal wounds

A new study has created such a mobile skin bioprinting system. The bioprinting system allows bi-layered skin to be printed directly into a wound. This could...
An artificial mole can detect major cancers very early

An artificial mole can detect major cancers very early

Alongside cardiovascular disease, cancer has become the top cause of death in developed countries. Many of cancer patients are diagnosed only after the tumor has...
lung cancer

Nanotech can help distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells

Recently, researchers from University of Colorado Boulder developed a new technique to distinguish lung cancer cells from healthy cells via nanoparticles. The finding is...
nanoscale robots

Mind-controlled nanoscale robots can deliver drugs in the brain

Controlled drug delivery systems aim to improve the spatial (where) and temporal resolution (when) of therapeutic molecules. However, the temporal resolution is very challenging...
Cancer

Nanotechnology: a promising and challenging path to cure cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2015 about 1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States and around 600,000 people...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...