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NIH-funded company BlueWillow Biologics is working to develop vaccines that have traditionally been difficult to make, including a vaccine for anthrax and one for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), a Read More
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Vaccines go a long way toward improving human health by immunizing us against common and not so common infectious diseases. According to the World Health Organization, “vaccines protect against more Read More
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Mar 29 2021
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While sitting in a medical seminar at the University of Madison-Wisconsin, Ankit Agarwal was concerned when he heard about the painful process child burn victims undergo every day when doctors have Read More
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The U.S. spends billions of dollars in drug development every year hoping to cure disease, end suffering, and extend life. The problem is that of the thousands of pharmaceuticals that enter the drug Read More
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Mar 29 2021
March 29, 2021
A large portion of people managing their type 2 diabetes can’t control their blood sugar levels, in part because they’re not taking the right amount of insulin. But getting the correct adjusted Read More
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Human cells can tell the difference between a petri dish and a human body. This can make developing treatments in the laboratory very difficult because treatment that works in a lab sample could fail Read More
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Mar 29 2021
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Of the 14 percent of Americans that have some form of chronic kidney disease, hundreds of thousands have progressed to end-stage renal disease and are on weekly dialysis treatments, a process that Read More
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The number one cause of death in the United States is cardiac disease, which kills more than half a million people every year, some of whom weren’t even aware they were sick. One non-invasive Read More
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March 29, 2021
Since scientists mapped the human genome in 2003, the amount of genetic information researchers have gathered is enormous and continues to grow. But organizing millions of pieces of genetic data into Read More
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New drugs to treat cancer and immune system disorders take significant time and money to identify, develop, and test. But for patients suffering from these diseases, there’s no time to lose. The Read More
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Treatments for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, dystonia, and essential tremor range from physical and occupational therapy to medications to deep brain stimulation (DBS). Read More
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Mar 29 2021
March 29, 2021
Faulty DNA is behind many common, devastating diseases. Directly editing this DNA in humans is not yet possible, but Ohio-based pharmaceutical company EpiDestiny found a way to treat patients without Read More
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