September 26, 2020

Study: Cheap drug can reduce brain injury deaths

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From Newsmax Many brain injury deaths could be prevented by using an inexpensive drug in the critical hours following a head trauma, a new international study finds. “Traumatic brain injury can happen to anyone at any time, whether it’s through an incident like a car crash or simply falling down the stairs,” said study co-leader […]

Energy pulse relieves pain from herniated disk

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What if a simple zap to the spine could relieve the debilitating lower back and leg pain brought on by a herniated disk? Such is the promise of “pulse radiofrequency” therapy (pRF), which sends inflammation-reducing pulses of energy to nerve roots in the spine, a new study claims. The therapy is not new, having first […]

Ezra raises $4M to diagnose cancer with MRIs, not painful biopsies

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By Josh Constine From TechCrunch 1 in 41 men will die of prostate cancer. But sticking a needle through your rectum into your prostate to screen for cancer brings along a ton of bacteria and terrible side effects like pain, infection, urinary trouble, and even erectile dysfunction. It turns out you can detect cancer with […]

Scientists discover why you procrastinate

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From Newsmax The inclination to delay things rather than get right to work on them may be hardwired into some people’s brains, and not the product of a flawed character, German researchers suggest. The findings come from brain scans of 264 men and women. MRIs revealed that a brain region involved in motivation tends to […]

Soccer: Study- ‘Heading the Ball’ riskier for female players

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From Newsmax Brain damage from heading a football may be five times more extensive in women than men, said a US study Tuesday based on nearly 100 amateur players. The report in the journal Radiology suggested that sex-specific guidelines may be needed to guard against head injuries in football, or soccer as it is widely […]

Dr. Oz: The treatable condition that’s often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s

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By Drs. Oz and Roizen From Newsmax A little while ago we mentioned iNPH, or idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, as a form of dementia that often masquerades as Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease — but isn’t. The reason it’s so important to be aware of this condition is because dementia caused by iNPH can be […]

Miami Cancer Institute launches MR Image-Guided Linac Radiation Therapy

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The Institute becomes the second site in the United States to offer this form of treatment technology MIAMI, FL – June 1, 2018 — Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, proudly announced today that it has begun treating patients with […]

Glassbeam adds Calamed as New Healthcare Service Partner for the Caribbean and Latin America

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Expands Artificial Intelligence Application with Anomaly Detection Model Exhibits at the AAMI 2018 Conference and Expo NEWS PROVIDED BY Glassbeam, Inc. SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Glassbeam, Inc., the premier machine data analytics company focused on supporting medical device OEMs, independent service organizations (ISOs) and healthcare delivery organizations, announced today that Calamed LLC […]

Cayman Islands firm to build Lamu gas plant

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By VICTOR JUMA From Daily Nation In Summary Midway Resources International and local partner set to carry out feasibility study The project is anticipated to produce between 50 and 200 MW of electricity in the first phase, which could be scaled up to 1,200 MW Amu Power, a consortium comprising Centum Investment Company, also plans […]

An algorithm could identify suicidal feelings based on brain scans

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Scientists used machine learning to pick out brain activation responses to specific questions. It’s difficult to identify whether or not someone is feeling suicidal by asking. According to studies, roughly 80 percent of those who go through with the act denied feeling suicidal the last time they spoke to a […]