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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

Researchers allow paralyzed ma

Researchers allow paralyzed man to speak via brain signals

A man who is severely paralyzed was able to communicate successfully using cutting-edge technology that translates signals from his brain to his vocal tract into words that are displayed on a screen. Researchers at UC San Francisco developed this technique that allows people with speech loss to Read More...

Study links early heart health

Study links early heart health with cognitive function later in life

It turns out that taking steps to keep your heart healthy as a young adult could pay off in the form of cognitive benefits down the road. According to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, heart-healthy habits in your 20s yield brain health benefits as you age.  In the Read More...

This diagnostic tool uses DNA

This diagnostic tool uses DNA sequencing to identify any infection

When doctors have to diagnose a virus or infection within a patient, usually they have to order all kinds of diagnostic tests. That’s because each one is only designed to hunt for just one specific virus, bacteria, or other pathogens in one specific type of sample, such as blood or urine. To Read More...