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Gizmos: May 11-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thanks to web detectives Paul Blumstein, Kevin Patton, and Pat Bowne

Bad stats

Increasing maternal mortality in US

https://www.propublica.org/article/die-in-childbirth-maternal-death-rate-health-care-system

Full, free article, links, video, images: ProPublica

Leading causes of death amongst adolescents worldwide

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2017/yearly-adolescent-deaths/en/

Free website, tables: WHO

Gizmos

Cheaper new emersion lens

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00717

Short, free item, images, links: Nano let.

3-D printed mouse ovaries: female has litter

https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/16/15646230/mouse-3-d-printing-ovary-health-fertility-bioengineering

Full, free piece, links: Verge

Procedures that work

Biomarker for Alzheimer in saliva

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/diagnosing-alzheimer-s-using-saliva-biomarkers/81254373?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+News+Highlights+of+the+Week&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+News+Highlights+of+the+Week_20170520

Full, free item, link: GEN

Glue from mussels heals faster

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2130806-mussel-gloop-can-be-used-to-make-wounds-knit-without-any-scars/?cmpid=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2017-1805-GLOBAL&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS

Complete, free report, links: New sci.

Micro-bubbles and genes to treat broken bones

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2017/05/microbubbles-and-gene-therapy-help-heal-broken-bones?et_cid=5960711&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5960711&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2017%2f05%2fmicrobubbles-and-gene-therapy-help-heal-broken-bones%3fet_cid%3d5960711%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story, images: BiosciTech.

Wearable parkinsonism treatment

https://www.rdmag.com/videos/2017/05/microsoft-unveils-wearable-device-help-parkinsons-symptoms?et_cid=5948905&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5948905&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, video: R&D mag.

Not such great news

What the radium women did

https://www.buzzfeed.com/authorkatemoore/the-light-that-does-not-lie?utm_term=.slyeR7pOv#.jwXyVaMed

Complete, free report, images, ref.: BuzzFeed

Gone with the buggy-whip: old medicine

http://theconversation.com/five-bloodcurdling-medical-procedures-that-are-no-longer-performed-thankfully-75818

Full, free essay, links, image: Conversation

Lead testing may be faulty

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm558769.htm

Full, free notice: FDA

 

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