Medicine

Breakthrough In Gene Therapy Could Treat Blindness

Breakthrough In Gene Therapy Could Treat Blindness

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AGM) is one of the leading causes of vision loss. Due to a whole host of faulty genes, AGM was thought to have no viable treatment. That is until now. A report published today in The Lancet suggests ...

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AIDS Vaccine Passed Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Humans

AIDS Vaccine Passed Phase 1 Clinical Trial in Humans

Dr. Chil-Yong Kang who developed theSAV001-H vaccine (Credit: Paul Mayne/Western University) Are we finally going to see a successful vaccination against HIV/AIDS? a recent early clinical trial of a new drug by a company called Sumagen had shown some early ...

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Anthrax and MRSA Killing Compound Discovered

Anthrax and MRSA Killing Compound Discovered

The team researchers in the lab: Lauren Paul and William Fenical (Credit: Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego) A team of researchers from the University of San Diego stumbled upon a new chemical compound made from an ocean microbe that ...

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Super Microchip can Diagnose Infections in Minutes

Super Microchip can Diagnose Infections in Minutes

The new Microchip (Credit: University of Toronto) Researchers from the University of Toronto developed an electronic chip that can analyze blood samples and for signs of infectious bacteria with record-breaking speed. Current lab tests that can identify specific life-threatening bacterial ...

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Xbox Kinect will be Used to Perform Surgery

Xbox Kinect will be Used to Perform Surgery

The German 3D Camera Researchers In Operating Room 3D Camera illustratrion A new, first of its kind 3D camera based on the Kinect sensor (the same camera you can find on the Microsoft XBox One game console) has been unveiled ...

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A New Drug for Protecting Fertility During Chemotherapy

A New Drug for Protecting Fertility During Chemotherapy

The reaserch team at Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer (Credit:Sheba Medical Center) AS101 diagram Israeli researchers developed a treatment that can be administered to women undergoing chemotherapy which can successfully prevent damage to fertility. Researchers from the Sheba Medical ...

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