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Low Scores on Memory and Thinking Tests May Signal Alzheimer’s Earlier than Thought

June 29, 2015 9:50 am | by American Academy of Neurology | News | Comments

A new study suggests that errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer’s up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed.


DNA Damage Linked with Dementia

June 29, 2015 9:30 am | by University of Sheffield | News | Comments

High levels of DNA damage in nerve cells can lead to dementia, researchers  have found.


Major Step for Implantable Drug Delivery Device

June 29, 2015 9:21 am | by MIT | News | Comments

An implantable, microchip-based device may soon replace the injections and pills now needed to treat chronic diseases.


Scientists Look into Why Most Alzheimer's Patients are Women

June 29, 2015 9:13 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.


Biotech Suneris to Launch Wound Care Gel

June 29, 2015 8:24 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The company unveiled the gel at a launch event on Friday.


Bioscience Bulletin: Autism Insights, Goodbye to a Big Cat, Perils of Extreme Exercise

June 26, 2015 4:24 pm | by Bevin Fletcher, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Welcome to Bioscience Technology’s new series Bioscience Bulletin, where we bring you the five most popular headlines from the week.


Single-use Bioreactor System Enhances Cell Culture Performance

June 26, 2015 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pall Corporation offers the XRS 20 Bioreactor System, a  bioreactor with unique agitation properties that incorporates a single-use, easy-to-use Allegro 3-D biocontainer. This next generation “rocker” bioreactor is designed for cultivation of mammalian cells in suspension culture.

Diagnosing Ebola in Minutes

June 26, 2015 10:54 am | by Harvard University | News | Comments

A  new test can accurately diagnose the Ebola virus disease within minutes at the point of care, providing clinicians with crucial, on-the-spot information for treating patients and containing outbreaks.


Cancer Drug Prolongs Life in Flies

June 26, 2015 10:42 am | by Max Planck Institute | News | Comments

Trametinib inhibits the same signal pathway in flies and humans and could thus conceivably also extend life expectancy in humans.


Researchers Uncover Epigenetic Switches that Turn Stem Cells into Blood Vessel Cells

June 26, 2015 10:35 am | by University of Illinois at Chicago | News | Comments

Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that directs embryonic stem cells to mature into endothelial cells -- the specialized cells that form blood vessels.


Compound in Magnolia May Combat Head and Neck Cancers

June 26, 2015 10:13 am | by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | News | Comments

Honokiol, from magnolia bark, shuts down cancer cells in lab.


Redrawing Language Map of the Brain

June 26, 2015 9:56 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Old beliefs upended as dementia research yields new locations for word and sentence comprehension.


High Blood Pressure Linked to Reduced Alzheimer's Risk, Meds May be Reason

June 26, 2015 9:46 am | by Brigham Young University | News | Comments

A new study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to high blood pressure have a lower risk for Alzheimer's disease.


BIO 2015: How the 'Internet of Everything' Will Impact Digital Health

June 26, 2015 8:33 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The panel analyzed how the proliferation of internet-connected communication devices, like smartphones and wearables, can generate challenges and opportunities for the future of the healthcare industry. 


Iceless, Waterless Stirring Bath

June 25, 2015 4:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The ICE-STIR is a bench-top product that cools vessels below ambient temperature while maintaining. Aluminum Thermal Lab Beads conduct heat away from the sample while magnetic stir rods continuously stir the contents.


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