Dr. Robert MacLaren and colleagues at Britain’s Oxford Eye Hospital perform a gene therapy experiment. Patients who took part say the experimental, approach improved their vision. An experimental therapy for a blinding eye disease showed early – and surprising – promise when it improved the vision of patients in an early trial that was only […]
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ETH researchers have developed a technology platform that allows them to systematically modify and customise bacteriophages. This technology is a step towards making phage therapies a powerful tool for combating dangerous pathogens.
A startup that wants to use stem cells to keep us living longer just raised $250 million Celularity is a New Jersey-based startup co-founded by X-Prize founder Dr. Peter Diamandis and ex-Celgene executive Dr. Bob Hariri.
The development of organic circuits that can be transferred onto food and pills paves the way for a new era of biomonitoring.
Clinically, we understand death to mean the state that takes hold after our hearts stop beating. Blood circulation comes to a halt, we don’t breathe, our brains shut down—and that’s what divides the states we occupy from one moment (alive) to the next (dead).
‘The findings from this study suggest that there are clear and simple ways to improve the outcomes of women who have a heart attack’
Generic drugs at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. Intermountain Healthcare is spearheading an effort by a group of hospitals to create a nonprofit generic drug company.
When Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press, he changed the course of history. You could say the same about Thomas Edison’s light bulb, Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine, and Grace Hopper’s compiler. What will be the next great invention to transform history? Here are a few innovations that I think are worth watching.
The drug reportedly increases the metabolism of white fat cells.
The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.