Category Archives: Medicine

Engineered Therapy for Blood Clotting Disorder Shows Early Promise

An investigational treatment that mimics a key clotting enzyme is effective, safe, and may one day eliminate the need for blood products for people with the rare, life-threatening blood disease…

Asthma Drug from the Garden Center

The coralberry could offer new hope for asthmatics: researchers at the University of Bonn have extracted a new kind of active pharmaceutical ingredient from its leaves to combat this widespread…

Inhibitors Support Immune Therapy for Leukemia

New immune therapies are considered a promising lead for treating recurring acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Antibodies are able to eliminate even those cancer cells that cannot be removed via regular…

Erytech Unveils New Data for Pancreatic Cancer Combination Therapy

A French biotech firm testing a unique treatment approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer reported promising mid-stage results for its lead candidate. Erytech Pharma evaluated eryaspase (Graspa), an enzyme called L-asparaginase…

Aspirin: A Novel Drug for Dental Decay

“Take two aspirins and call me in the morning,” is no longer a mantra just for doctors. New research suggests that the drug may be a novel therapy for another…

With deer season on horizon, lab ramps up for CWD testing

More than half a million hunters will take to Wisconsin’s woods and fields this fall in pursuit of white-tailed deer, the state’s iconic big game animal. If trends continue, nearly…

PolyU discovers a newly emerged superbug — hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose…

Robotic system monitors specific neurons

Success rate is comparable to that of highly trained scientists performing the process manually. CAMBRIDGE, MA — Recording electrical signals from inside a neuron in the living brain can reveal…

Understanding How Omega-3 Dampens Inflammatory Reactions

Omega-3 supplements may help slow the development of diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis. Omega-3 fatty acids, which we primarily get through eating fatty fish, have long been thought…

Eye Scan Could Detect Alzheimer’s Before Symptoms Occur

There may be a new method to detect Alzheimer’s disease years before a patient starts to exhibit symptoms. Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have discovered that Alzheimer’s disease affects the…