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Researchers hunt for the causes and basis of wheat sensitivities

Up to five percent of all people who eat wheat products suffer from wheat sensitivities. These are immunological responses to wheat and related cereals such as spelt, rye, and barley, and include celiac disease, wheat allergy, and non-celiac-non allergy wheat sensitivity (NCWS). This can cause physical symptoms as diverse as diarrhea, fatigue, psychological disorders, and […]

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Swapping plaster casts for 3D printing

NovaCast is a device that prevents infections, ulcers and even amputation of limbs, is ten times lighter than the traditional material and allows a good ventilation. The use of plaster splints for the rehabilitation of bones can cause infections, ulcers and even amputations because their shape prevents proper medical inspection, sweat accumulates and generates little […]

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Laser source for biosensors

In the area of nano photonics, scientists for the first time succeeded in integrating a laser with an organic gain medium on a silicon photonic chip. This approach is of enormous potential for low-cost biosensors that might be used for near-patient diagnosis once and without any sterilization expenditure similar to today’s strips for measuring blood […]

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Reassurance for parents as cancer causing genetic condition neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) risk lower than previously thought

The odds of children having a genetic condition which causes learning difficulties and tumours have been dramatically cut, thanks to genetic analysis led by The University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Writing in the journal EBioMedicine, the researchers have identified the underlying genetic mutation which causes¬†neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). By […]

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Ultimate BP Wall; An excellent workout bar for your home workout regimes

Ultimate BP Wall is an excellent workout bar that lets you perform challenging exercises at the comfort of your homes. The bar comes with extremely well-featured beams and three-position grips that help you enjoy a rock solid performance during every workout. The bar has been particularly customized for home-use and it directly bolts along the […]