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The breakthroughs that could save our lives

It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science – from reversing blindness and paralysis to progress in cancer and infertility. First gene-edited babies, probably. A scientist in China caused the biggest stir in science for years when he claimed to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies. The twin girls are apparently… Read More »

Medical News Today: High-tech epilepsy warning device could save lives

Scientists have developed a high-tech bracelet called the Nightwatch, which detects 85 percent of all severe nighttime epilepsy seizures — a much higher percentage than similar devices on the market today. A new type of wearable technology may help prevent epilepsy-related deaths. Smartwatches are gaining popularity, and they often help users monitor their health in… Read More »

‘Gel drops' developed to save eyesight, scientists found

The surface of the eye, known as the cornea, is usually transparent. But an eye infection or trauma can cause scarring on the surface, causing blurred vision or complete blindness. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an eye infection commonly associated with poor contact lens hygiene, is currently treated with drops that contain antibiotics and corticosteroids to reduce inflammation. These… Read More »