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Digital Medicine Helps Doctors, Patients Track Cancer Treatment – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New technology lets Minnesota doctors keep a better eye on cancer patients from the inside out. It all starts with a sensor you swallow. Brenda Jans Darling and her oncologist, Dr. Edward Greeno, are using digital medicine to treat her cancer. “The idea behind the digital medicine is to give us a… Read More »

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »

To fix big problems in medicine, he's thinking smaller – News@Northeastern

Life expectancy in the United States has been declining since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thomas Webster, a chemical engineering professor at Northeastern, believes that medicine can do more to help Americans live longer. “If your system is not doing what it’s supposed to, it must be broken,” said Webster,… Read More »