New Method for Treating Myelin Disorders Discovered

A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have developed a potential treatment strategy for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD). Using a mouse model, the team identified a toxic protein as a therapeutic target...

Ultrafast, Stable Insulin Developed Thanks to Some “Magic Fairy Dust” Polymer Tech

Researchers at Stanford University are developing an ultrafast-acting insulin formulation that begins to take effect almost immediately upon injection, potentially working four times as fast as current commercial fast-acting insulin formulations. Tests in pigs...

Study finds significant variation in trust of health information by Hispanics

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 1 2020 Hispanic adults vary widely in their reported trust of health information sources, suggesting that information tailored to specific ethnic subgroups and targeted by age group may be beneficial,...

CRISPR Tool, in “CARPID Diem” Spirit, Detects RNA-Protein Interactions in Living Cells

Carpe diem, Horace’s famed proclamation, is usually translated as “seize the day.” A similar sentiment is embodied by a new method to detect RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) in living cells. It is called CARPID, which...

A simpler way to make sensory hearing cells

Credit: Image by Yassan Abdolazimi/Segil Lab/USC Stem Cell Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a...

UK Startup Bags €3M to Develop Psychedelic Medicines for Mental Health

A €3.3M (£3M) Series A round raised by the Oxford-based biomedicine company Beckley Psytech will allow the company to study the use of a psychedelic compound for the treatment of mental health disorders and...

Microbiome Signature Could Predict Cirrhosis Noninvasively

As evidence continues to emerge on the impact of the gut microbiome on a healthy lifestyle, scientists continue to search for diagnostic perturbations of microbial communities within the gut that could lead to disease...

Biotechnology Market In-depth Insights by 2025 – Apsters News – Apsters News

Global Biotechnology Market: Overview The global biotechnology market is mainly driven by the surge in the demand for food, depleting natural resources, government regulatory support, and technological advancements of various solutions to counter fatal diseases....

New polymeric heart valve could be a life-saver

Millions of persons around the world suffer from diseased and damaged heart valves. These patients require valve repair surgeries, and often when that is not possible, they need to take blood-thinners for life to...

Revisiting energy flow in photosynthetic plant cells

Credit: The University of Hong Kong By developing innovative methods to visualize energy changes in subcellular compartments in live plants, the team of Dr Boon Leong LIM,...

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