UNH scientists created inexpensive injectable hydrogel for fast wound healing.

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire led by assistant professor of chemical engineering Kyung Jae Jeong were trying to improve the efficacy of hydrogel injections and make them more useful in clinics. In result, they came up with a material that is very cheap and easy to produce and moreover heals wounds faster than … Continue reading UNH scientists created inexpensive injectable hydrogel for fast wound healing.

The world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once

The brainchild of UC Davis scientists Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi, EXPLORER is a combined positron emission tomography (PET) and x-ray computed tomography (CT) scanner that can image the entire body at the same time. Because the machine captures radiation far more efficiently than other scanners, EXPLORER can produce an image in as little as … Continue reading The world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once

Scientists found a new remedy for an unhealthy heart.

A research team led by Dr. Saida Bogus of the Kuban State Medical University is trying to develop a new pharmacological remedy for various heart rhythm disorders. Nowadays, a lot of people all around the world are suffering from cardiovascular diseases and other similar complications. Moreover, according to statistics, 17 million of them die each … Continue reading Scientists found a new remedy for an unhealthy heart.

Chemists created a new way to fight against infections.

A team of chemists from Stanford Institute of Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health is trying to develop a new way of battling infections with antibiotics. They have already achieved great results in the laboratory and claimed to keep on improving their technique in order to make it reliable and eventually applicable in clinics. … Continue reading Chemists created a new way to fight against infections.

Scientists used machine learning to detect mentally ill people on Twitter.

A team of American psychologists and computer scientists developed a method that can help to identify people who are on the verge of having depression or PTSD. Their technique turned out to be quite effective as the results were correct 9 times out of 10 To achieve that they collected the data from Twitter accounts … Continue reading Scientists used machine learning to detect mentally ill people on Twitter.

Neurologists created magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound technique to treat the Alzheimer disease.

Researches from Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University and  INSIGHTEC company led by neurosurgeon Ali Rezai and Maurice R. Ferré started to test a new experimental therapy that does not involve traditional methods of Alzheimer’s treatment. Now Alzheimer disease is a serious worldwide problem and nearly 44 million people suffer from it. Unfortunately, to … Continue reading Neurologists created magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound technique to treat the Alzheimer disease.