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CRISPR Enters Its First Human Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In the first spate of clinical trials, scientists are using CRISPR/Cas9 to combat cancer and blood disorders in people.

Breakthrough Discovery Of Signal Cancers Use To Hide From Immune System

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

It's hoped the discovery of this major signaling protein will lead to new immunotherapy treatments that increase the number of options that clinicians have at their disposal to help patients.

Association Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer's Disease Found In New Study

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

"While we have focused for too long on studying the brain in isolation, we now have to study the brain as an organ that is communicating with and connected to other organs that support its function and that can contribute to its dysfunction,"

Hydrogel Bandage Uses Body Heat To Speed Wound Healing

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

It closed wounds faster than other experimental healing hydrogels that were tested, plus it produced no inflammation or immune responses.

New Research Suggests Gut Bacteria Affects The Progression Of ALS

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new study, led by scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science, has discovered a molecule secreted by certain gut bacteria could protect against the disease, while other species of gut bacteria can exacerbate the onset of symptoms.