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A Mathematical Model Makes Earlier Detection of CVD Possible

Early detection of cardiovascular disease is becoming possible due to research from Giovanna Guidoboni, Marjorie Skubic and a team at the University of Missouri.

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Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

Yale University scientists succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs’ brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported.

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NASA’s Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study reveals some interesting, surprising and reassuring data.

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Hide & Seek With HIV: Researchers Find How the AIDS Virus Hides From the Immune System

One of the many tricks the AIDS virus, HIV, uses to proliferate so aggressively is it hides from the body’s immune system. Until now, this has largely been a mystery. But researchers with the University Of Montreal, University of Melbourne and others have identified an important mechanism for how HIV plays this disappearing trick.

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Eye Test May Offer Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer’s

A new report published by researchers at Northwestern University offers the possibility of an early diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease – via an eye test.

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Indiana University Researchers Develop Blood Test for PTSD

Researchers at Indiana University developed a blood test that could help more accurately diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Beer first or wine, either way might not be fine

The old adage that drinking beer before wine prevents hangovers turns out to be a myth, German researchers say.

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Icons.Health is coaxing bright ideas out of health care industry thought leaders

It began with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) “hackathons” and a billion-dollar inspiration.

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USPTO Grants Patent Covering CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Emmanuelle Charpentier — co-founder of ERS Genomics — the University of California, and the University of Vienna their first U.S. patent covering the use of CRISPR/Cas9 for gene editing.

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Northwestern University Launches New Biotech Accelerator NewCures

Universities are increasingly recognizing the need to assist academic researchers in taking promising new research into clinical and commercial development. The typical accelerator offers nascent biotech companies affordable laboratory and office space, shared equipment, and access to business leaders who can provide consulting, as well as networking and access to venture capital funds. Northwestern University’s NewCures launched with a similar approach, with a focus on helping the researchers lay the groundwork for winning venture capital funding.

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