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Breakthrough in leukemia treatment

A molecular process involved in the action of anti-leukemia drugs has been discovered at Université de Montréal’s Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC). While calling into question a central tenet of oncology, this discovery, published today in the journal Cancer Cell, also holds promise for the development of effective treatments in the near […]

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New device eMacula for better vision

SYSTEMS engineering and lens development company Innovega has created eMacula, a new generation of eyewear that combines smart contact lenses and lightweight glasses. The system will be tailored to the needs of vision impaired patients who will benefit from both lens-based vision correction and from magnification and digital enhancement of the view of their surroundings. […]

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New device eMacula for better vision

SYSTEMS engineering and lens development company Innovega has created eMacula, a new generation of eyewear that combines smart contact lenses and lightweight glasses. The system will be tailored to the needs of vision impaired patients who will benefit from both lens-based vision correction and from magnification and digital enhancement of the view of their surroundings. […]

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Intel’s next generation ‘ultrabook’

INTEL has launched its first batch of 10 nanometre CPUs, claiming its new chips will spearhead the next evolution of laptops almost a decade after it helped usher in the era of thin-and-light notebook PCs with its “Ultrabook” initiative. Intel showcased how the company, together with industry partners, is transforming intelligent computing for our data-centric […]

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3D body mapping to treat organs

OFTEN following diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, patients’ organs and cells can remain healed but damaged from the medical condition. In fact, one of the fastest growing medical markets is healing and/or replacing organs and cells already treated, yet remain damaged by cancer, cardiovascular disease and other medical issues. The global tissue […]

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Red meat can increase death risk

PEOPLE who increased their red meat intake over 8 years had a higher death risk in the following 8 years than people whose meat intake stayed the same. Conversely, decreasing meat intake and replacing it with more healthful alternatives reduced death risk. These are the main takeaways of new research that investigators have just published […]