Millions with swallowing problems could be helped through new wearable device

Millions with swallowing problems could be helped through new wearable device Grantee News thomas.johnson Wed, 12/18/2019 - 09:38 A wearable monitoring device to make treatments easier and more affordable for the millions of people with swallowing disorders is about to be released into the market. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

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TIME Best Innovations of 2019: Reducing False Diagnoses

TIME Best Innovations of 2019: Reducing False Diagnoses Grantee News patty.wiley Fri, 12/13/2019 - 14:25 QuantX backstops radiologists with AI-enabled software that analyzes MRIs to confirm or challenge their diagnosis. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:10 Researchers have found that very slow spontaneous blood vessel pulsations drive the clearance of substances from the brain, indicating that targeting and improving this process may help to prevent or treat amyloid-beta accumulation. Source: National Institute of Biomedical … Continue reading Improving blood vessel health in brain may help combat Alzheimer's

Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells

Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:04 Scientists report they have created a tiny, nanosize container that can slip inside cells and deliver protein-based medicines and gene therapies of any size -- even hefty ones attached to the gene-editing tool called CRISPR. Source: National Institute of … Continue reading Nanocontainer ships titan-size gene therapies and drugs into cells

Brain scans reveal how the human brain compensates when one hemisphere is removed

Brain scans reveal how the human brain compensates when one hemisphere is removed Grantee News thomas.johnson Tue, 11/26/2019 - 09:37 Researchers studying six adults who had one of their brain hemispheres removed during childhood to reduce epileptic seizures found that the remaining half of the brain formed unusually strong connections between different functional brain networks, … Continue reading Brain scans reveal how the human brain compensates when one hemisphere is removed