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Medicine

Anti-aging Drugs Preserve Spinal Discs To Target Age-related Back Pain

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

The findings show that if given early, senolytic drugs can actually slow disc degeneration. This is a novel preventive approach.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Implants Release Drugs When They Sense Inflammation

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

“The cells sit under the skin or in a joint for months, and when they sense an inflammatory environment, they are programmed to release a biologic drug,”

Massive Study Confirms Vaccination Reduces Risk Of Long COVID

Posted in Medicine on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

'In terms of the burden of long COVID, it's good news that our research has found that having a double vaccination significantly reduces the risk of both catching the virus and if you do, developing long-standing symptoms,'

Molecular Farming Means The Next Vaccine Could Be Edible And Grown In A Plant

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

Imagine that by eating an orange you are getting vaccinated against the latest virus. That’s one of the goals of molecular farming, a vision to have plants synthesize medications and vaccines.

New Research Has Implications For Developing Cancer Therapies Targeting Mutant P53 Protein

Posted in Medicine on 4th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

The tumor suppressor protein p53 is mutated in more than half of all human cancers. Several drugs that potentially can restore mutant p53 to its normal cancer-killing function are in clinical investigation.