Medicine

Ten years ago, it wasn’t possible for most people to use 3D technology to print authentic copies of human bones. Today, using a 3D printer and digital scans of actual bones, it is possible to create unlimited numbers of replica bones — each curve and break and tiny imperfection intact — relatively inexpensively. The technology is increasingly… Read more

A class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides could be a promising treatment for frontotemporal dementia, researchers at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine have found. Frontotemporal dementia is the second-most common dementia after Alzheimer’s disease and the most common type of early onset dementia. It typically begins between ages 40 and 65 and affects the… Read more

The anti-depressant Prozac (Fluoxetine) could be repurposed to take on one of the deadliest childhood tumours and possibly other types of cancer, scientists said. The breakthrough, led by Brunel University London, could spare young patients treatment with highly toxic cocktails of chemotherapy drugs and radiation. “Prozac has the potential to be used in children with… Read more

Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil

With the legalization of hemp in the United States, hemp oil and CBD (cannabidiol) are hot topics. While both derive from the same plant, they come from different parts of the plant. CBD oil comes from the entire plant. Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds. Hemp oil is also commonly referred to as hemp… Read more

Lab-grown brain tumor organoids developed from a patient’s own glioblastoma, the most aggressive and common form of brain cancer, may hold the answers on how to best treat it, according to a new study. “While we’ve made important strides in glioblastoma research, preclinical and clinical challenges persist, keeping us from getting closer to more effective… Read more