Stanford Study Links Marijuana Use To Increased Heart Attack Risk

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers also indicate CBD, another key cannabinoid in marijuana, may also have anti-inflammatory effects that could counter the potential cardiovascular effect of THC.

Medical Imaging for Translational Cancer Research Center Opens at the University of Oklahoma

Posted in Business, Medicine on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

The new National Institutes of Health COBRE center at the University of Oklahoma will galvanize multidisciplinary biomedical research and support junior faculty.

New Virus-Like Particles Can Deliver CRISPR To Any Cell In The Body

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

As a proof of concept, the system restored vision in a mouse model of genetic blindness, disabled a gene associated with high cholesterol levels, and fixed a malfunctioning gene inside the brain.

Scientists Are Sequencing The Genome Of Every Complex Species On Earth

Posted in Science on 28th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers will no longer be limited to a few "Model species" and will be able to mine the DNA sequence database of any organism that shows interesting characteristics.

These 2021 Biotech Breakthroughs Will Shape the Future of Health and Medicine

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Science on 7th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

With 2021 behind us, we’re going down memory lane to highlight biotech innovations that shaped the year, with impact that will likely reverberate for many years to come. Covid dominated the news, but science didn’t stand still.