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Tremendous tech: June 20-27

Posted By David Evans Dr., 1 hour ago

Dopaminergic neuron implants v parkinsonism

https://www.cell.com/stem-cell-reports/fulltext/S2213-6711(18)30227-3

Complete, free report, links, figs.: Stem cell rep.

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Technology: June 13-20

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thanks to web detective Pat Bowne

Blood test for autism

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/btm2.10095

Full, free story, linked cites., tables: Bioengineer. & trans. med.

Lobotomy for colitis? Yep: It was a thing

https://www.statnews.com/2018/06/12/lobotomy-ulcerative-colitis-shameful-medical-history/

Complete, free report, links: STAT

Longer window for clotbusting in strokes

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-revolution-in-fighting-clots/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-digest&utm_content=link&utm_term=2018-06-14_more-stories&spMailingID=56811314&spUserID=ODEzODU5NTc5OQS2&spJobID=1422090083&spReportId=MTQyMjA5MDA4MwS2

Full, free essay, image, links: Sci. Am.

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Med.tech. you can use: June 6-13

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kevin Patton

Ideas

Quackery on the web: phony claims abound

https://undark.org/article/aids-denialism-quackery-facebook-youtube/

Full, free essay, links: Undark

Protective gear not used properly

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2683488?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=b01fef7a77-MR_COPY_09&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-b01fef7a77-149927409

Full, free article, linked cites.: JAMA

Blood test predicts preterm birth

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6393/1133.full

Full, free story: Science

Home telomere testing not reliable

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/home-telomere-testing-not-reliable-marker-aging-researcher-says?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2

Complete, free report, links: Sci. news

Predicting low BP during surgery

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/06/new-algorithm-can-predict-low-blood-pressure-risk-during-surgery?et_cid=6366754&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6366754&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item: R&D mag.

Gadgets

Ancient Incas better skull surgery than US, 1865

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/06/south-america-s-inca-civilization-was-better-skull-surgery-civil-war-doctors

Full, free item, image, link: Science

3-D printing on the skin

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-3d-printer-builds-temporary-electronics-on-your-skin?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest-newsletter-v2

Complete, free report, links, video, res.: Sci. news

Nasal brush finds asthma biomarker

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/nasal-brush-identifies-genetic-biomarker-of-asthma/81255909/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180612&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Full, free essay, link, image: GEN

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Tech today and tomorrow: May 30-June 6

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 31, 2018
Updated: Saturday, June 2, 2018

The eyes have it!

3-D printed cornea

https://www.livescience.com/62694-3d-print-cornea.html

Complete, free report, links, image: Live sci.

First artificial iris approved

https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm609291.htm

Press release: FDA

New reading help for blind

https://today.tamu.edu/2018/02/21/texas-am-professor-develops-novel-reading-technology-for-the-blind/

Press release, images: Texas A&M U.

More ideas

What was 18th Century medicine like?

https://www.livescience.com/49563-blackbeard-pirate-ship-yields-medical-supplies.html

Full, free essay, links, images: Live sci.

Recommendations for unhealthy drinking

https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/draft-recommendation-statement/unhealthy-alcohol-use-in-adolescents-and-adults-screening-and-behavioral-counseling-interventions

Free draft notice links: USPSTF

Imaging the brains: new gizmos

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/06/powerful-new-tools-exploring-and-healing-human-brain?et_cid=6361438&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6361438&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, table, links: R&D mag.

Artificial nerve: conveying pressure and motor

https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/54726/title/Artificial-Nerve-Senses-Pressure--Moves-Cockroach-Leg/

Full, free story, images, links: Scientist


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Med. tech. now: May 23-30

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thanks to web detective Kathy Burleson

Low back pain? Phys. therapy first

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/05/23/613500084/trying-physical-therapy-first-for-low-back-pain-may-curb-use-of-opioids

Complete, free report, links:  NPR

Denervation of kidney: lower BP

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30951-6/abstract

Free summary: Lancet

Blood test for early Alzheimer detection

https://www.future-science.com/btn/news/apr18/08

Full, free essay, ref.: Future sci.

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May tech: May 16-23

Posted By David Evans Dr., Sunday, May 20, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Thanks to web chief inspector Heiko Heisermann

What about MD burn-out?

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/05/the-burnout-crisis-in-health-care/559880/

Complete, free report, links: Atlantic

Predicting a second MI accurately

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0194985

Full, free article, linked cites., figs.: PLoS one

Breath sensor measures metabolism

https://www.rdmag.com/article/2018/05/novel-breath-sensor-gives-users-insight-impact-diet-exercise?et_cid=6348332&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6348332&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay, images, link: R&D mag.

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Tech today: May 9-16

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Marvels: May 2-9

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, May 3, 2018
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Medical May: April 25-May 2

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Tech today: April 18-25

Posted By David Evans Dr., Thursday, April 19, 2018

Practices

Scrotum, testes replaced in operation

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/first-penis-scrotum-transplant-latest-go-beyond-lifesaving

Complete, free report, links, refs.: Sci. news

Declining young US teenage pregnancies

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db308.htm?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=a2b4c4979c-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-a2b4c4979c-149927409

Full, free essay, graphics, refs.: MMWR

Using light to treat neuropathic pain

https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/neuropathic-pain-eased-by-novel-light-based-technique/81255739/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=gen+daily+news+highlights&utm_content=02&utm_campaign=gen+daily+news+highlights_20180424&ajs_trait_oebid=9675b9130356b7s

Full, free item, link: GEN

Gizmos

Safe and effective v diabetes type i: artificial pancreas

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/04/artificial-pancreas-safe-and-effective-treatment-type-1-diabetes?et_cid=6319799&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6319799&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay: Drug discov. & develop.

Home ophthalmology

https://www.dddmag.com/news/2018/04/new-app-allows-patients-participate-ophthalmology-clinical-trials-home?et_cid=6325332&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=6325332&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item: Drug discov. & develop.

A knife as prosthesis?

https://www.livescience.com/62330-italy-knife-hand-skeleton-amputation.html?utm_source=ls-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180418-ls

Complete, free report, links, images: Live sci.

On kidney dialysis? More likely to get hepatitis C

https://www.statnews.com/sponsor/2018/02/28/chronic-kidney-disease-patients-hepatitis-c/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=996eb1edb6-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-996eb1edb6-149927409

Full, free story: STAT

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