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- Sniffing Out Memories Keeps the Brain Freshby Lauryn Doherty on September 29, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - Ever wonder how a fragrance can unlock a once-forgotten memory? In a study published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, UC Irvine scientists have discovered that exposing older adults to complex smells while they slept, improved their cognitive and neural functioning. The ability of smell to transport you to a time and place of the past can The post Sniffing Out Memories Keeps the Brain Fresh appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
- No Sample Too Small for Harvard’s Microneedle Cancer Testby Olga Ciciu BSc on September 22, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - Speed and precision are essential factors in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Melanoma patients benefit from many therapeutic options, but too much choice isn’t always a good thing. This means selecting the best course from a variety of therapies can be slow and difficult. Lucky for us, new medical tech in the form of microneedles may The post No Sample Too Small for Harvard’s Microneedle Cancer Test appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
- Benign Prostate Hyperplasia: New Device Preserves Sexual Functionby Rabia Shakoor BSc on September 15, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - Good news for men living with an enlarged prostate: clinicians have developed a novel way to treat Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) without sacrificing sexual function. On June 30, 2023, the FDA announced its approval of Optilume BPH for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. “The next-generation Optilume BPH Catheter System offers a safe and effective new, The post Benign Prostate Hyperplasia: New Device Preserves Sexual Function appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
- Push Back Against Alzheimer’s Diseaseby Olga Ciciu BSc on July 26, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - If you frequently run a marathon or do heavy aerobic exercise, you may be pleasantly surprised. A study by a team from the Federal University of São Paulo in Brazil suggests that training not only improves balance and posture but could also slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.1 Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is one of The post Push Back Against Alzheimer’s Disease appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
- Belly Fat Link to COVID-19 Deaths: Tailored Treatments on the Wayby Joanna Mulvaney PhD on July 21, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - Doctors at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) warn that patients who carry excess fat on their abdomen have an increased risk of death from COVID-19. These patients could benefit from treatments tailored to their body type. The post Belly Fat Link to COVID-19 Deaths: Tailored Treatments on the Way appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.
- Personalized Cancer Vaccinesby Alana Stilla MSc on May 29, 2023
Medical News Bulletin - Could a personalized vaccine be the answer to skin cancer? Breakthrough research could mean personalized cancer vaccines become a reality. Melanoma, an aggressive type of skin cancer, arises from the continuous growth of pigment-producing skin cells. With stage IV having a five-year survival rate of 16.2%, effective treatments are needed promptly. Conventional treatment supplemented with The post Personalized Cancer Vaccines appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.