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Non-Invasive Deep Brain Stimulation Using Ultrasound and Genetic Modification

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique they call sonothermogenetics, which combines ultrasound and genetic modification to achieve non-invasive neural control in deep brain regions. The technique involves using viral vectors to introduce genetic material encoding for ion channels to specific neurons in the brain. An external ultrasound probe can then… Read More »

Stop using cotton buds to clean your ears – doctor issues serious health warning

There are many daily practices that seem innocuous on the surface but can actually damage one’s health. One hidden health risk that many people are unaware of emerges when cleaning ears with cotton buds. As Dr Emeka, Brand Ambassador of AI-based fitness and lifestyle coaching app Freeletics, explained to Express.co.uk, “many of us use cotton… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK begins using dexamethasone to treat patients

By Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool The UK’s chief medical officers say dexamethasone should be used covid-19 patients immediately.Yasser Chalid/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 17 June UK begins using dexamethasone to treat covid-19 patients Covid-19 patients in the UK are being treated with dexamethasone today after a UK trial of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide — in 2018, it was responsible for approximately 9.6 million deaths.… Read More »