Yale researchers identify possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers at Yale have identified a possible treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a rare genetic disease for which there is currently no cure...

New bone-on-a-chip device could revolutionize pharmaceutical pre-clinical testing

A new technology that could be used to test new treatments for human organs and bone tissue - all whilst reducing the need for...

Can melatonin treat COVID-19? A UB pioneer in melatonin research and...

A  team of internationally recognized scientists at the University at Buffalo with complementary expertise in the brain hormone melatonin, lung disease and infectious disease,...

World’s first major study into MS and pregnancy reveals it delays...

A comprehensive international study, led by Monash University researchers, has definitively found that pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more...

Penn study proves promising for type 1 diabetes cure

After a promising study by Penn researchers, a cure for type 1 diabetes appears to be closer to reality. A research team led by Penn...

High-risk patients for colorectal cancer lack knowledge about colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States and advanced colorectal polyps are a major risk factor....

Immune system affects mind and body, study indicates

New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps illuminate a surprising mind-body connection. In mice, the researchers found that immune...

Genetic Test Predicts Risk of Drugs Causing Liver Injury

A study published Sept. 7, 2020, in Nature Medicine, reports identifying a “polygenic risk score” that shows when a drug, be it an approved medication or...

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys get a green light for further transplant research

More than 90,000 people in the United States are awaiting kidney transplants, with wait times that can be five, seven, even 10 or more...

Rowan researchers work to ‘bioprint’ vocal cord implants

Two Rowan University researchers at the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering are developing a minimally invasive method to reconstruct damaged vocal cords through novel bioprinting...