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#Medical Research

# medical-research - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China
# Medical Research
# Medical Research

Ethical questions raised after these monkeys were cloned in China

Jan 25th 2018, 2:50 PM 14,747 Views 44 Comments

The same technique was used to clone Dolly the Sheep.

# medical-research - Friday 2 September, 2016

3D-printed bone breakthrough made by Dublin researchers

3D-printed bone breakthrough made by Dublin researchers

Sep 2nd 2016, 1:02 PM 19,072 Views 16 Comments

The new method involves using 3D printing to build cartilage which has been proven to help bone growth.

# medical-research - Saturday 15 August, 2015

People around the world could make a tidy sum by sending one startup their soil
# Brown Is Beautiful
# Brown Is Beautiful

People around the world could make a tidy sum by sending one startup their soil

Aug 15th 2015, 2:50 PM 22,425 Views 5 Comments

“It’s sort of like a lottery, but it’s going to save humanity at the same time.”

# medical-research - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Want a good night's sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don't do this
# One Two Zzzzz
# One Two Zzzzz

Want a good night's sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don't do this

Dec 23rd 2014, 2:03 PM 25,949 Views 3 Comments

Backlit e-readers are not a good thing when you’re trying to have a restful night, researchers say.

# medical-research - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen
# Diabetic Not Different
# Diabetic Not Different

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Sep 20th 2014, 8:31 PM 15,914 Views 11 Comments

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

# medical-research - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

Jul 16th 2014, 3:37 PM 9,041 Views 19 Comments

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

# medical-research - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
# Sars
# Sars

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report

Oct 30th 2013, 6:01 PM 9,367 Views 18 Comments

Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.

# medical-research - Sunday 29 January, 2012

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
# Nukes
# Nukes

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,530 Views 19 Comments

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

# medical-research - Monday 9 January, 2012

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Simple blood test could identify foetal gender in early stages of pregnancy: study

Jan 9th 2012, 3:14 PM 4,064 Views 8 Comments

New research claims that gender could be predicted within the first trimester.

# medical-research - Monday 26 September, 2011

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study
# Asthma
# Asthma

Light alcohol consumption could help reduce asthma risk, says study

Sep 26th 2011, 8:57 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a separate study says that a woman’s occupation during pregnancy can increase the child’s likelihood of developing asthma.

# medical-research - Monday 12 September, 2011

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study
# Glow Cat
From The Daily Edge
# Glow Cat

Glow in the dark cats could help HIV study

Sep 12th 2011, 3:29 PM 849 Views 19 Comments

The genes of a rhesus monkey and jellyfish were injected into eggs which were then fertilised and implanted into cats – who gave birth to glow in the dark kittens.

# medical-research - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed
# Experiments
# Experiments

Shocking US experiments on Guatemalans revealed

Aug 30th 2011, 12:14 PM 689 Views 10 Comments

The experiments took place in the 1940s and included people being injected with syphilis and other illnesses, by what were described as “unethical” researchers.

# medical-research - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research

Jun 30th 2011, 2:53 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

The company is developing a treatment for dangerously low blood pressure, also known as ‘neonatal shock’.

# medical-research - Monday 31 January, 2011

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy

Jan 31st 2011, 1:57 PM 668 Views 1 Comment

Medical study suggests new advance to protect women with Type 1 diabetes – and their babies – who can be at risk because of the condition.

# medical-research - Monday 8 November, 2010

How much can medical research studies be trusted?
# The Atlantic
# The Atlantic

How much can medical research studies be trusted?

Nov 8th 2010, 12:07 PM 7 Views 0 Comments

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or incorrect. So why are doctors still drawing upon misinformation in their everyday practice?