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Minerals can be key to healing damaged tissue

May 6, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

Every species, from bacteria to humans, is capable of regeneration. Regeneration is mediated by the molecular processes that regulate gene expression to control tissue renewal, restoration and growth. A collaboration between researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the […]


How genome organization influences cell fate

April 29, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

Understanding the molecular mechanisms that specify and maintain the identities of more than 200 cell types of the human body is arguably one of the most fundamental problems in molecular and cellular biology, with critical implications for the treatment of […]


3 Reasons Why Cloud Contact Centres Are the Next Step in Customer Success

April 25, 2022

Category: Editorial

At the same time that the implications of the global pandemic have created difficulties for many, they have also sparked an opportunity for growth and change.  One key area that has continued to evolve even as we return to a […]


Regulatory

24 states support federal government in 340B drugmaker lawsuit

May 17, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

A collection of 24 states is throwing its support to the federal government in a legal fight with several drugmakers over access to drugs discounted under the 340B program. The states and the District of Columbia announced in legal filings […]


News

UW Health invests $60M in new upright proton therapy technology, taking a new approach to treating cancer

May 17, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

UW Health plans to offer proton therapy, a form of radiation treatment that more precisely targets tumors for patients with certain cancers, and will be the first location in the state of Wisconsin to provide the treatment. The University of […]


News

mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna fare better against COVID-19 variants of concern

May 17, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A comparison of four COVID-19 vaccinations shows that messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines — Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — perform better against the World Health Organization’s variants of concern (VOCs) than viral vector vaccines — AstraZeneca and J&J/Janssen. Although they all effectively […]


Innovation, Research

If you take several medications, ‘polypharmacy’ is a word to know

May 17, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Here’s a scenario so common that it applies to nearly 92 percent of older adults with cancer: An individual comes in for treatment and reports taking several medications that might include a drug for high blood pressure or heart disease, […]


News

Dartmouth Health, GraniteOne call off merger after regulatory objection

May 17, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Following opposition from New Hampshire’s attorney general, Dartmouth Health and GraniteOne Health have officially called off plans to merge, a representative of the former confirmed. The two organizations had signed a letter of intent back in January 2019 to form […]


Editorial

Why The Recent Hepatitis Epidemic Could Prove To Be Dangerous

May 16, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published a statement about several cases of acute hepatitis, with unknown origin, appearing in the UK. According to the WHO, 74 cases were identified in the UK up until April 8th—many of the cases […]


Innovation, Research

CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing approach can alter the social behavior of animals

May 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Georgia State University scientists have created gene-edited hamsters for studies of social neuroscience and have found that the biology behind social behavior may be more complex than previously thought. A team of Georgia State University researchers led by Regents’ Professor […]


Innovation, Research

Ethical challenges in microbiome research

May 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A human rights activist and a group of anthropologists and human biologists are casting a critical lens on the way that microbiome research is conducted with Indigenous peoples. While this isn’t the first time that a call for more ethical […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

New micro device injects a boost to IVF success

May 16, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A research team led by the University of Adelaide, in partnership with medical technology company Fertilis, has delivered a ground-breaking new micro-device to streamline the only fertility treatment procedure available for men with low sperm counts. The first-of-its-kind device will […]