Posted in antimicrobial Bio biology biotech CRISPR health hewlett-packard HP medicine Pharmaceutical printing TC Tech United States

HP is ‘printing’ drugs for the CDC to speed up antibiotic testing

At least 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with so-called “super bugs” and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of…

Read Moar
Posted in america apps birth control fertility Food and Drug Administration government health medicine Natural Cycles Startups stockholm TC Tech United States

The FDA OK’d an app as a form of birth control

Don’t want to get pregnant? There’s a Food and Drug Administration approved app for that. The FDA has just given the go ahead for Swedish…

Read Moar
Posted in biotech Co-founder health medicine SAN FRANCISCO Science TC United States

Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think

At MBC Biolabs, an incubator for biotech startups in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, a team of scientists and interns working for the small startup Prellis…

Read Moar
Posted in Baltimore Gadgets head medicine MIT TC

AssistENT offers an anti-snoring device you stick in your nose

If you sleep next to someone who snores you know that the endless horking and honking isn’t very fun… and it makes the snorer’s life…

Read Moar
Posted in DC Exclusives - Opinion medicine Opinion Politics The Daily Caller

When ‘Bioethics’ Is Not Ethical

Is it possible that bioethics, which is “concerned with the ethics and philosophical implications of certain biological and medical procedures, technologies, and treatments” is sometimes more…

Read Moar
Posted in Disease europe medicine Startups TC vision

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst…

Read Moar
Posted in Britain Lifezette medicine Politics WASHINGTON

Poor Little Alfie Evans — His Case Should Be a Wake-Up Call for America

A British toddler’s dire health crisis is tugging at the heartstrings of people all over the world — and even the pope has weighed in…

Read Moar
Posted in health healthcare medicine Science The Conversation

Mother Nature’s designs will speed up critical development of new antibiotics

By Natalie Jones Slivinski, Virology Research Scientist, University of Washington. High-tech ways to scan nature’s own creations. Caleb Foster/ “I did not invent penicillin. Nature…

Read Moar
Posted in healthcare medicine The Conversation

2018’s severe flu season exposes a serious flaw in our medical system

By Christine Crudo Blackburn, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University and Morten Wendelbo,…

Read Moar