Technological


New HIV therapy boosts immunity in drug-resistant patients

15 de August de 2018 | 12:00 pm
In a study, a new HIV drug reduced viral replication and increased immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination...

Students develop aloe vera -based patch to heal minor wounds

14 de August de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Ramón Iván Puón and María José Morales Escalante, students of biotechnology engineering at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM), Campus Puebla, developed...

A new cover for catheters indicates bacteria contamination

6 de August de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Those who have to use a central venous catheter, such as patients requiring hemodialysis or chemotherapy, are exposed to contamination by bacteria increasing the...

Magnetic surgical cement heals spinal fractures, provides targeted drug delivery

30 de July de 2018 | 11:00 am
Patients with spinal fractures caused by tumors or osteoporosis usually undergo a procedure called kyphoplasty, where the fracture is filled with surgical cement. While...

Magnetic System Approved for Guiding Lymph Biopsies

27 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
A magnetic system for guiding lymph node biopsies in certain people with breast cancer has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....

Attacking bacteria with shark skin-inspired surfaces

26 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Sharks are often the subject of TV specials or news stories focusing on their attacks on humans. But scientists are finding that sharks could...

A wearable device measures cortisol in sweat

22 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress but current methods for measuring cortisol levels...

Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound

21 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Ultrasound waves applied to the whole brain improve cognitive dysfunction in mice with conditions simulating vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The research, conducted by...

New MRI Test May Predict Severity of MS

18 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often live with uncertainty because it’s hard to predict how quickly the disease will progress and how disabling it...

Yale-developed test for Alzheimer’s disease directly measures synaptic loss

16 de July de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Yale researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The method, which uses PET imaging technology...
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