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"Medical breakthroughs years before they reach the clinic..."
"Medical breakthroughs years before they reach the clinic..."

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The wait is over... The Top Ten Healthinnovations of 2016. Thoughts health innovators?


https://health-innovations.org/2017/01/22/the-top-ten-healthinnovations-of-2016/


#healthinnovations #health #pharma #science #medtech

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Study shows that neurons modulate the growth of blood vessels. Thoughts health innovators?

It is known that the nervous system requires a specialized network of blood vessels for its development and survival.  How nerves attract blood vessels has been heavily debated, however, with several studies involving vascularization of the animal…

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It is known that cancer cells rely on the healthy cells which surround them for sustenance. Tumours reroute blood vessels to nourish themselves, secrete chemicals that scramble immune responses, and recruit then manipulate neurons for their own gain. …

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Never more poignant... A hint for the most viewed/top #Healthinnovations of 2016 so far!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4RjJKxsamQ


#pharma #health #science #medical
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Merry Christmas to Health Innovators everywhere, from #Healthinnovations!


#merrychristmas #ChristmasEve #health #pharma #science
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Are you ready health innovators...?


#Healthinnovations #neuroinnovations #health #science #pharma #medical
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Study identifies neural circuits involved in making risky decisions. Thoughts health innovators?

As they go about their everyday lives, people often have to choose between a safe option and a riskier one, such as staying in a secure job, or starting a business, or buying a lottery ticket.  When the system of evaluating risk goes awry, it can have a…

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Previously unknown gene mutation in hereditary colon cancer identified. Thoughts health innovators?

It is known that the formation of large numbers of polyps in the colon has a high probability of developing into colon cancer, if left untreated. The large-scale appearance of polyps is often due to a hereditary cause, where the disease can occur in…

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Study shows cerebrospinal fluid signals control the behaviour of stem cells in the brain. Thoughts health innovators?

Stem cells are non-specialized cells found in different organs, which have the capacity to generate specialized cells in the body. In the adult brain, neural stem cells give rise to neurons throughout life. The stem cells reside in unique…

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Physical inactivity cost the world $67 billion in 2013 says first ever estimate. Thoughts health innovators?

The pandemic of physical inactivity is associated with a range of chronic diseases and early deaths. Despite the well documented disease burden, the economic burden of physical inactivity remains unquantified at the global level. A better understanding of…
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