health

Study links major Alzheimer’s risk gene to lower childhood IQ

Posted in Medicine, Science on 19th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The research reveals those carrying the gene score slightly lower on IQ tests in childhood, implying cognitive decline is apparent at a younger age than ever previously realized.

Implant uses electricity to heal the heart

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The preliminary findings brings us real hope for cardiomyopathy patients.

MIT supercharges cancer immunotherapy with a booster vaccine

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

The vaccine contains a fatty molecule called a lipid tail that lets the drug travel straight to the lymph nodes, and once there, the active ingredient is an antigen that sends the T cells after the cancer.

Anti-aging compound from pomegranates proves promising in human clinical trials

Posted in Medicine on 17th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Since aging is a key driver of many diseases, targeting that process could be a handy catch-all for treating a range of diseases and improving quality of life for pretty much everybody.

PTN interviews Elizabeth Parrish Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences

Posted in Interviews, Medicine on 9th Jun, 2019
by Alex Muller

Liz is a humanitarian, entrepreneur, author and innovator and a leading voice for genetic cures. She is the Founder and CEO of BioViva Sciences USA Inc. BioViva is committed to extending healthy lifespans using gene therapy.