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3D biomaterial turns into bone in the body

A great advance: “Now, Ramille Shah at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and her colleagues have developed an ink that can be 3D-printed into bone implants that are robust but ultra-elastic, allowing surgeons to cut and manipulate them in the

How Gut Bacteria May Predict Belly Fat

From Time: “In humans studies, researchers have found that more diverse communities of bacteria are linked to having a normal weight, while fewer types of bugs were connected to overweight and obesity, though those results were a little uneven.”

FDA clears sound wave technology to blast plaque in arteries

From MedCity News: “Peripheral artery disease, where plaque builds up in arteries in the legs and in other places preventing blood flow is usually treated using balloon angioplasty and stents, if a procedure is called for. Now, one California startup

A summary of the Prolon Diet

I completed the Prolon longevity fasting-mimicking diet yesterday. Below is a quick summary of my experience: Pros: -I lost one pound each day for a total of 5 pounds. -It wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. -It

Gentle cancer treatment using nanoparticles works in mice

News from Copenhagen: “Cancer treatments based on laser irridation of tiny nanoparticles that are injected directly into the cancer tumor are working and can destroy the cancer from within. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute and the Faculty of Health

Google And Glaxosmithkline Want To Rewire Your Body To Treat Chronic Conditions

From PopSci: Recently,”pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline announced a partnership with Google’s Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) to create effective bioelectronic devices to treat chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, and inflammatory bowel diseases. “Bioelectronics are small devices that are implanted into