Category Archives: Longevity And Health

med tech, cyborg, diabetes, technology, pancreas

Bionic Pancreas Promises Big Boost in Health, Quality of Life for Type 1 Diabetics

Diabetes, despite affecting nearly 350 million people worldwide, is not really a controlled illness. Those who have the type 1 form of the illness, in which the pancreas... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/22/14

cancer, cancer research, medical research, stem cells, cancer treatment, technology

Fasting Helps Cancer Patients Survive Chemotherapy — And It Could Help Us All Live Longer

You’ve probably never heard of Valter Longo, but if you’ve heard about the purported health benefits of intermittent fasting, you’ve likely been exposed to his work.... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/21/14

brain-feat

Massive Military-Funded Project Aims to Re-align Ailing Brains

Deep brain stimulation as a treatment for epilepsy and movement disorders, most notably Parkinson’s disease, has rapidly gone from experimental to standard practice. With... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/20/14

neuroscience, AI, brain, artificial intelligence, stem cells

Scientists Trigger Stem Cells to Produce New Brain Cells

It turns out that an apple a day — or at least an apple spinach salad — does keep the doctor away. But it’s not true that when brain cells die we can’t make more.... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/18/14

IoT, internet of things, technology, gadgets

Singularity Surplus: Computer Convenience For FDA Data, Paper and Pen, Power Outlets

The Scribble pen can identify and reproduce 16 million colors you might come across in daily life. The pen uses a 16-bit RGB color sensor to identify the colors of objects... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/14/14

technology, medicine, medical research, DOT, MRI scan, fMRI, parkinson's, alzheimer's

Researchers Close In on the Dream of a Safe, Portable Brain Scanner

If research on the human brain is to come close to meeting the lofty hopes many researchers and government bodies have for it, one thing is going to have to change: Brain... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/8/14

cancer, nanomedicine, squamous cell carcinoma, head and neck cancers, technology, medical research, cancer

Nanotech Method Boosts Conventional Cancer Treatments in Pre-Clinical Trial

The conventional wisdom has it that there’s no silver bullet for treating cancer; the disease simply has too many forms for a one-size-fits-all solution. But there may be,... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/7/14

technology, emotion, robots, medtech, medical research,

Singularity Surplus: Sweating Robots, Speaking in Tongues, Where Lab Meat Comes From

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/6/14

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