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Anti-suicide nasal spray

The US Army is funding the development of a hormone nasal spray that they hope may ease depression and lift suicidal thoughts. Indiana University medical researcher Dr. Michael Kubek co-discovered a hormone, called TRH, that has anti-depressant properties.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingOct 14th, 2013

NASA Is Working on a Nasal Spray to Keep Astronauts From Throwing Up in Space [Nasa]

Red Bull may be sending dudes to jump from the stratosphere, but NASA's still out there doing stuff too. It's not quite as flashy as livestreamed sky-diving, by NASA is currently working on a fast-acting, anti-nausea nasal spray. Talk about technology we .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsSep 7th, 2013

Gadget waterproofing kit

$30, and your phone becomes waterproof, or, rather, "Anti-wet". Any takers? Impervious is an invisible nano spray with molecules 1000x smaller than a human hair with super-hydrophobic properties. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJul 25th, 2014

What do you do if you"re bitten by a venomous snake hours from a hospital?

In rural areas all over the world, snake bites are a serious, deadly threat. A nasal spray that counteracts neurotoxins could buy time to get victims to medical help......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2014

Nasal spray could provide highly-targeted treatment for depression [Science]

A nasal spray containing a specially-developed protein peptide could form the basis for highly-targeted treatment for depression. #brain #health #mental health #depression #neuroscience.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated NewsMar 27th, 2014

Greatest Pharmacist Ever Prescribes Anti-Monster Spray for 6-Year-Old

If there's an award for the most adorable prescription of the year, pharmacist Jeff Dodds of Watford City, North Dakota has this year's title on lockdown. And all it took was some creative labeling and a very sleepy six-year-old girl with a monster proble.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 12th, 2014

A Nasal Spray Promises to Prevent PTSD

Delivering a signaling protein to the brain after trauma staved off PTSD symptoms in rats.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2014

Putin Bolsters Security After 2 Suicide Bombings in 24 Hours

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday instructed the National Anti-Terrorism Committee to increase security around the country after two suicide bombers attacked Volgograd, killing more than 30 people. Officials say the most recent blast, which occur.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsDec 30th, 2013

Scientists Develop Early-Warning System for Alzheimer"s Disease

A quick sniff of a nasal spray sends microscopic metal particles into the brain, where they target and destroy the damaging proteins of Alzheimer's disease. No Alzheimer's? No problem--the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsAug 5th, 2013

How to Survive a Snakebite

Forget sucking venom...a nasal spray could save your life if you're bitten by a snake, says a new study. Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsJul 31st, 2013

Nasal spray could buy time in flu pandemic

Efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine may have stalled, but the research has revealed an antibody that protects against several lethal flu strains    .....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2013

A Clinical Trial and Suicide Leave Many Questions: Part 5: The Case of the Mysteriously Appearing Documents

This series uses the story of Dan Markingson's participation in a clinical trial of anti-psychotics at the University of Minnesota, his ultimate suicide while participating on the study, and subsequent events as a case study in which to explore various as.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 12th, 2013

Death of Swartz could yield reform of anti-hacking law

The suicide of Aaron Swartz may prompt changes to a federal anti-hacking statute that many view as overly broad, heavy-handed and outdated......»»

Category: securitySource:  scmagazineusRelated NewsJun 26th, 2013

Anti-scratch spray for device screens apparently works

Red Ferret reviewed Liquid Armor, a "nanotech" spray that you apply to your mobile device screen in order to prevent it from scratching. They found it very effective and easy to use: All in all we were very surprised (really!) to find that the coating.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 24th, 2013

What’s wrong with automatically scanning Twitter for suicidal tweets?

The Samaritans Radar Twitter app, launched this week by the U.K.'s main suicide prevention charity, has good intentions. However, it's an ethical and legal minefield......»»

Category: mediaSource:  gigaomRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Germany backs plan to retain personal flight data across EU

The German government is calling for the EU-wide retention of personal flight data as an anti-terrorism measure, but is facing opponents who object to yet another database holding private information......»»

Category: topSource:  techworldRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Wearables, including Google Glass, must be put away in cinemas

Bad news for those of you who’ve decided to sport your Google Glass everywhere you go. The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have updated their anti-piracy policy. It reads, in part, “Other re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

Samaritans rolls out new life saving Samaritans Radar app

UK suicide prevention charity Samaritans has launched an app that will warn users if their friends or connections online are at risk of suicide. Dubbed Samaritans Radar, the new web[...].....»»

Category: cloudSource:  techienewsukRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

13 Things You Can Do That Will Probably Result In An Online Rape Threat

Actress Shoshana B. Roberts walked around New York City for 10 hours to film an anti-street harassment PSA. Since the video went viral, she has been barraged with rape threats. The short film's male creator? Not so much. "I’m getting some blowback, but.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated News20 hr. 42 min. ago

MPAA, movie theaters announce “zero tolerance” policy against wearables

Cinema managers urged to alert police if illegal recording is suspected. Biblioteca de Art A movie theater industry group and the Motion Picture Association of America updated their anti-piracy policies and said tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 17 min. ago

App aims to tell friends about Twitter users at risk of suicide

LONDON — A new app has been launched to help people monitor their friends' tweets for signs of distress or risk of suicide When a Twitter user signs up for the the Samaritans Radar app, which the organisation says is still in its infancy, it will mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014