[Our lab uses] a desktop inkjet printer, but instead of using ink, we’re using cells. - Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala's young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage. Talk recorded 3 March 2011.Read more »
According to Dr. Boian Alexandrov at the Center for Nonlinear Studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, terahertz (THz) waves destroy human DNA. The waves literally unzip the helix strand. Now a team of technologists at UT Dallas are planning to take chips broadcasting THz waves and embed them into mobile phones for use as an imaging system for consumers, law enforcement and medical personnel… a potentially deadly technology that could eventually kill or sicken millions of people.Read more »
If I need advice, I can pay for it or look it up. But I won't pay for permission.
"The Washington Times reports that the Food and Drug Administration may soon permit Americans to obtain some drugs used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes without obtaining a prescription allowing patients to diagnose their ailments by answering questions online or at a pharmacy kiosk in order to buy current prescription-only drugs for conditions such as high cholesterol, certain infections, migraine headaches, asthma or allergies..." See linkRead more »
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israel's health ministry says the country now has the world's highest per capita rate of medical marijuana use.
Around 9,000 Israelis with serious injuries or illness have access to prescription cannabis and doctors there are learning more about the benefits of the plant, that go beyond pain relief.Read more »
Seen any walnuts in your medicine cabinet lately? According to the Food and Drug Administration, that is precisely where you should find them. Because Diamond Foods made truthful claims about the health benefits of consuming walnuts that the FDA didn’t approve, it sent the company a letter declaring, “Your walnut products are drugs” — and “new drugs” at that — and, therefore, “they may not legally be marketed … in the United States without an approved new drug application.” The agency even threatened Diamond with “seizure” if it failed to comply.Read more »
his is where the benefit culture leads - and it costs the taxpayer £13 billion a year
Welfare + socialized health care
Cell Phones and a city..... What do you think? Read more here:Read more »
The right to bare all in San Francisco might soon come with some restrictions under proposed legislation. Supervisor Scott Wiener (not a joke) introduced legislation requiring those going nude to cover public seating before sitting down and put on clothes before entering restaurants. He said it would ensure that public health standards are maintained by requiring nudists to put a towel or other item between their body and a public seat.Read more »
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