Chaparral maybe effective against Giardia and other parasites

Chaparral maybe effective against Giardia and other parasites from Clinical News – VHFILM on Vimeo. Chaparral maybe effective against Giardia and other parasites We review the recent public cited research “Compounds in desert creosote bush could treat giardia and ‘brain-eating’ amoeba infections” in regard to treating protozoa infections and as a defense against bioterrorism. Citation:…

Follow the Bitcoin to find victims of human trafficking

Public Release: 16-Aug-2017   New machine learning algorithms will trace authors of exploitative advertising NYU Tandon School of Engineering BROOKLYN, New York – A team of university researchers has devised the first automated techniques to identify ads potentially tied to human trafficking rings and link them to public information from Bitcoin – the primary payment…

Electronic devices can be covertly turned into active sonar devices to monitor you and others even through walls

Public Release: 16-Aug-2017 Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity University of Washington   Caption Left-to-right: UW professor of computer science and engineering Tadayoshi Kohno, UW doctoral student Rajalakshmi Nandakumar and UW associate professor of computer science and engineering Shyam Gollakota. Not pictured is team member and UW doctoral student Alex Takakuwa.…

‘Accelerated approval’ drugs: How well are they studied?

  Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) evaluate the features of pre-approval and post-approval clinical trials of drugs granted accelerated approval by the FDA Brigham and Women’s Hospital When an investigational prescription drug shows promise for treating a serious illness or filling an unmet medical…

Nano tech device heals organs with a single touch

Nano tech device heals organs with a single touch from Clinical News – VHFILM on Vimeo. We review the recent public cited research ” Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch ” in regard to the technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection. Citation: Topical tissue nano-transfection mediates non-viral stroma reprogramming and rescue. Nature Nanotechnology, 2017;…

Researchers use CRISPR to manipulate social behavior in ants

Public Release: 10-Aug-2017   Cell Press   IMAGE: This photograph shows Ooceraea biroi workers tagged with color dots for individual behavioral tracking. Credit: Daniel Kronauer The Rockefeller University The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has revolutionized the way that the function of genes is studied. So far, CRISPR has been widely used to precisely modify single-celled…

Exposure to antimicrobials during development may cause irreversible outcomes

Public Release: 9-Aug-2017   DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and lotions as well as in the medical field, can transfer from mother to offspring and interfere with lipid metabolism. Ultimately,…

Bush and Obama’s gifts to Trump: More war-making powers

Public Release: 8-Aug-2017   University of Waterloo Thanks to the military interventions by the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, the former presidents have effectively expanded executive authority for Donald Trump to go to war, a study from the University of Waterloo has found. The study of U.S. military interventions between 2001 and 2016…