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08.01.2020
14:15 AzoRobotics.comFirst FDA Cleared Robot-Assisted Dental Surgery System Surpasses 1000 Implants (4)

Since 2000 more than 4 million robotic-assisted surgeries have taken place across multiple medical specialties including Cardiovascular, Neurology, and Orthopedics. Until the launch of Yomi, the first...

16.01.2020
21:25 ScienceDaily.comCancer study may accidentally help researchers create usable blood stem cells (3)

A new study shows that cancer-causing MLL gene may also push pluripotent stem cells to make hematopoietic stem cells, a strong step in the decades-long effort to make personalizable, durable blood stem cells.

18:11 News-Medical.NetHarmful genetic mutations in healthy donors' stem cells may create problems in AML patients (3)

A stem cell transplant - also called a bone marrow transplant - is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia.

16:51 NYT ScienceRich People Don’t Just Live Longer. They Also Get More Healthy Years. (3)

Wealthy men and women generally have seven to nine more years of “disability-free” life after age 50 than poor people do, according to a new study of English and American adults.

12:12 Technology.orgDeath Rate Escalates for Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients in ‘Growth Failure Gap’ (3)

Children waiting for new livers who are much smaller than their peers have a heightened risk of dying.

15.01.2020
17:46 Google news Sci/TechGene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm) - Livescience.com (3)

Gene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm)  Livescience.com

16:35 LiveScience.comGene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm) (3)

What could this tell us about the aging process in humans?

14.01.2020
21:38 Nanowerk.comArtificial muscle sheets transform stem cells into bone (3)

Programmable biomaterials for bone regeneration introduced.

15:16 Reuters.com HealthBrain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee (3)

When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.

11.01.2020
03:45 Google news Sci/TechSelena Gomez commemorates kidney transplant with new tattoo - Page Six (3)

    Selena Gomez commemorates kidney transplant with new tattoo  Page SixSelena Gomez Explains Why She's Never Doing 'Overtly Sexual' Music Videos Again  TooFabSelena Gomez Opens Up About Dating In the Public Eye: 'Is It For You or Is It For Show?'  Yahoo EntertainmentSelena Gomez Calls Dating in Hollywood 'Cliché': 'Problem Is You're Having a Relationship for' Others  PEOPLE.comView full coverage on Google News

10.01.2020
16:40 Phys.orgThe immortal—and false—myth of the workplace Queen Bee (3)

Cat fights, mean girls, Queen Bees.

09:05 News-Medical.NetScientists create 3D images of unique RNA molecule critical for stem cell programming (3)

Scientists at Los Alamos and international partners have created the first 3-D images of a special type of RNA molecule that is critical for stem cell programming and known as the "dark matter" of the genome.

09.01.2020
19:12 CNN HealthSecond baby in the US born from transplanted uterus of deceased donor (3)

For the second time in the United States, a baby has been born to a woman who received a transplanted uterus from a deceased donor, according to the academic medical center Penn Medicine.

18:49 AzoRobotics.comAI System for Histopathological Diagnosis and Grading of Prostate Cancer (3)

An artificial intelligence-based technique for histopathological diagnosis and grading of prostate cancer has been devised by scientists from Karolinska Institutet. The AI system overcomes one of...

08.01.2020
22:32 News-Medical.NetStudy: Hundreds of discarded kidneys can be transplanted safely and effectively (3)

A new Johns Hopkins Medicine-led study provides the strongest evidence to date that hundreds of deceased donor kidneys, discarded each year after being deemed not suitable under current medical criteria, can be transplanted safely and effectively.

20:47 Phys.orgVirus surfaces help engineers study vaccine and gene therapy applications (3)

Viruses are not easy to characterize. But we need to because being able to quickly predict the surface charge of viruses opens up new possibilities for vaccine purification and making gene therapy treatments for eye diseases and muscular dystrophy.

13:22 Technology.orgNew multiple sclerosis treatment trial compares stem cell transplantation to best available drugs (3)

A clinical has begun trial testing an experimental stem cell treatment against the best available biologic therapies for

06:38 AzoRobotics.comGlobal Medical Robotics Market Expected to Reach $13.9 Million by 2026 (3)

The "Medical Robotics Global Market - Forecast to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The medical robotics global market is expected to grow at...

17.01.2020
16:01 ScientificAmerican.ComKill-Switch for CRISPR Could Make Gene-Editing Safer (2)

Anti-CRISPR proteins could bolster biosecurity and improve medical treatments -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

11:29 Phys.orgISSCR statement on ethical standards for stem cell-based embryo models (2)

The ISSCR is updating its Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Clinical Translation to respond to recent scientific advances that include the use of pluripotent stem cell (PSC) to create models of early human embryo development (see Stem Cell Reports 14:1-6). As the science continues to advance, it raises important scientific, clinical, ethical, and societal issues for researchers, regulators, and funding agencies. The ISSCR believes the scientific community must address these challenges to establish parameters for research in this area.

16.01.2020
22:32 News-Medical.NetStudy sheds light on the role of B cells in cancer immunotherapy (2)

Cancer patients responded better to immunotherapy and had a better prognosis if their melanoma tumors contained specific clusters of B cells, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden.

16:59 ScienceDaily.comMutations in donors' stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients (2)

A new study suggests that extremely rare, harmful genetic mutations present in healthy donors' stem cells -- though not causing health problems in the donors -- may be passed on to cancer patients receiving stem cell transplants, potentially creating health problems for the recipients. Among the concerns are heart damage, graft-versus-host disease and possible new leukemias.

14:50 Technology.orgGenome editing at the crossroads of scandal and cure (2)

Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments

12:51 Technology.orgMutations in donors’ stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients (2)

A stem cell transplant — also called a bone marrow transplant — is a common treatment for blood

15.01.2020
21:18 Nature.ComA watershed moment for protein structure prediction (2)

21:18 Nature.ComImproved protein structure prediction using potentials from deep learning (2)

21:18 Nature.ComAn anti-CRISPR viral ring nuclease subverts type III CRISPR immunity (2)

18:54 Google news Sci/TechGene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm) - Livescience.com (2)

Gene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm)  Livescience.com

16:21 FierceBiotech.comEmendo raises $61M to build on Takeda-partnered gene editing platform (2)

Emendo Biotherapeutics has raised a $61 million series B to take forward programs based on its gene editing platform. The New York-based biotech has worked to expand the list of diseases amenable to treatment with gene editing, resulting in a pipeline of hematology and ophthalmology programs. 

14:14 Nature.ComThe kill-switch for CRISPR that could make gene-editing safer (2)

Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.

07:42 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Health Exec Defends Controversial Partnership With Ascension: ‘We’re Super Proud Of It’ (Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff/Forbes Business News) (2)

Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff / Forbes Business NewsGoogle Health Exec Defends Controversial Partnership With Ascension: ‘We’re Super Proud Of It’ - At an event on Tuesday, Google health exec David Feinberg defended controversial partnership with Ascension. At an event on Tuesday, Google health exec David Feinberg defended controversial partnership with Ascension. ...

01:25 News-Medical.NetInDepth Pharmaceuticals to commercialize novel technique to predict kidney transplant success (2)

InDepth Pharmaceuticals, founded by Deepak Nihalani, Ph.D., the SmartState Endowed Chair in Renal Disease Biomarkers at the Medical University of South Carolina, has taken a vital step toward commercializing an innovative diagnostic technique that could better predict kidney transplant success in patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a kidney disease that often leads to end-stage renal failure.

14.01.2020
22:25 ScienceDaily.comArtificial muscle sheets transform stem cells into bone (2)

Specifically programmed materials can, under specific conditions, encourage stem cells to transform into bone cells. To do this, scientists implemented a so-called shape-memory polymer in stem cell research.

19:51 Google news Sci/TechScientists Build "First Living Robots" From Frog Stem Cells - Futurism (2)

    Scientists Build "First Living Robots" From Frog Stem Cells  FuturismMeet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells  CNNMeet Xenobot, an Eerie New Kind of Programmable Organism  WIREDThese “xenobots” are living machines designed by an evolutionary algorithm  MIT Technology ReviewScientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots  The GuardianView full coverage on Google News

18:43 Medscape.ComKidneys From Donors With AKI Safe for Transplant, But Often Unused (2)

Findings from a new large study add to evidence of the safety of kidneys from donors who have had acute kidney injury, yet a review of allocation shows many such organs are unused, despite growing need.

17:41 Phys.orgRNA provides clues to explain longevity of ginkgo trees (2)

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China and one in the U.S. has found that ginkgo biloba trees do not experience senescence. In their paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their RNA analysis of Ginkgo biloba cambium and what they learned from it.

16:34 CNBC health careWynn Hotels, Equinox to sell NutriDrip IV drips to cure hangover, slow aging ahead of funding round (2)

Founded five years ago, Nutridrip is looking to expand in 2020 with a Series A funding round in the first half of this year.

16:34 CNBC top newsWynn Hotels, Equinox to sell NutriDrip IV drips to cure hangover, slow aging ahead of funding round (2)

Founded five years ago, Nutridrip is looking to expand in 2020 with a Series A funding round in the first half of this year.

15:29 Reuters.com ScienceBrain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee (2)

When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.

09:59 Google news Sci/TechMeet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells - CNN International (2)

Meet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells  CNN InternationalView full coverage on Google News

08:30 Google news Sci/TechMeet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells - CNN (2)

    Meet the xenobot: world's first living, self-healing robots created from frog stem cells  CNNLiving robots created as scientists turn frog cells into 'entirely new life-forms'  The TelegraphMeet Xenobot, an Eerie New Kind of Programmable Organism  WIREDScientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots  The GuardianArtificial lifeforms designed by supercomputers are fully programmable  New AtlasView full coverage on Google News

23.01.2020
22:18 ScienceDaily.comMechanism for how common gene therapy vectors enter cells (1)

Researchers have identified a novel cellular entry factor for adeno-associated virus vector (AAV) types -- the most commonly used viral vectors for in vivo gene therapy. The researchers identified that GPR108, a G protein-coupled receptor, served as a molecular 'lock' to the cell. The discovery could one day enable scientists to better direct AAV gene transfers to specific tissues.

01:10 Google news Sci/TechSolving a biological puzzle: How stress causes gray hair: Scientists uncover link between the nervous system and stem cells that regenerate pigment - Science Daily (1)

    Solving a biological puzzle: How stress causes gray hair: Scientists uncover link between the nervous system and stem cells that regenerate pigment  Science DailyLink between stress and hair turning prematurely gray revealed in animal study  CNN InternationalStress speeds up hair greying process, science confirms  The GuardianHow Stress Turns Hair White: Harvard Study Points To 'Fight-Or-Flight' Response  WBURStress Really Does Make Hair Go Gray Faster  The New York TimesView full coverage on Google News

20.01.2020
22:22 Technology.orgZika Virus’ Key into Brain Cells ID’d, Leveraged to Block Infection and Kill Cancer Cells (1)

Zika virus infection can stunt neonatal brain development, a condition known as microcephaly, in which babies are born

17.01.2020
23:16 CNBC health careEpic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud (1)

Epic is phoning customers to explain that it's withdrawing support for Google Cloud, instead focusing on AWS and Microsoft Azure.

08:25 Reuters.com HealthThailand finds second case of new Chinese virus, says no outbreak (1)

Thailand has found a second case of the new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as the country ramped up checks of Chinese visitors ahead of the Lunar New Year's holidays.

15.01.2020
22:04 FierceBiotech.comCancer-killing virus boosts immuno-oncology responses in mice in Astellas-led study (1)

A team of Japanese researchers led by Astellas Pharma’s drug discovery unit engineered a piece of the vaccinia virus to carry two cytokines that stimulate anti-cancer responses from immune cells. When they injected it directly into tumors in mice, the cancers regressed. Combining the treatment with drugs that inhibit the immune checkpoints PD-1 and CTLA-4 was even more effective.

11:50 Phys.orgResearchers unlock secrets of cell division, define role for protein elevated in cancer (1)

Researchers at Princeton University have successfully recreated a key process involved in cell division in a test tube, uncovering the vital role played by a protein that is elevated in over 25% of all cancers. The researchers' findings, described in a pair of papers published in the journals eLife and Nature Communications, are a key step toward recreating the entire cell division machinery and could lead to new therapies aimed at preventing the growth of cancer cells.

04:53 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: How proton radiotherapy can kill cancer in milliseconds (1)

In mice, researchers have devised a technology that can deliver proton radiation, killing cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue, in under 1 second.

00:15 News-Medical.NetBath scientists identify promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer (1)

A promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer has been identified by University of Bath scientists, who have found a molecule that suppresses melanoma tumor growth.