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Huggable breathing robot pillow could cure insomnia

It could be your ideal sleeping companion – intelligent, caring, soft yet firm of body. And it won’t hog the duvet or thrash about in the night. Researchers have developed … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Belly fat was really 130-lb benign tumor

It looked like fat. 57-year-old Roger Logan’s abdomen was so large the growth hung over his lower body like a boulder. It felt like fat. Logan was all but confined … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Can lithocholic acid slow human aging?

Researchers have noted that a set of genes involved in cellular oxygen use, energy production and damage from oxidation can increase or decrease lifespans of organisms. Researchers at Concordia University … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Zuckerberg disease foundation buys AI engine to scour scientific papers for possible cures

I’m really excited by this idea, applying AI to research analysis, because  researchers too often don’t seem to know about eachother’s work. There’s just too much going on in many … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer’s rats

Here is some research that could yield miraculous results in the area of anti-aging: A potential method of treating Alzheimer’s disease using ultrasound is being hailed as a “breakthrough”. A … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · 1 Comment

Common chemicals causing diabetes; mechanism: melatonin mimic

Will you be poisoned by pesticides today?  Synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to the receptors that govern our biological clocks, University at Buffalo researchers have … Continue reading

January 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

New hope for depression and anxiety

If you want to be calm and happy, make sure  JNK proteins are not suppressing newly generated nerve cells in your hippocampus. From the research below, I’d take an educated … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment