Study discovers new immune target to treat atherosclerosis

Study discovers new immune target to treat atherosclerosis

Doctors have long treated cardiovascular disease by focusing on controlling diabetes and blood pressure, lowering cholesterol with drugs like aspirin and statins. Despite these measures, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, and many patients suffer heart attacks even after controlling for their risk factors, says Salim Hayek, MD, a … Read more

GOSH Delivers First Baseline Edited Cell Therapy for Relapsed T-Cell Leukemia Patient

GOSH Delivers First Baseline Edited Cell Therapy for Relapsed T-Cell Leukemia Patient

A patient with relapsed T-cell leukemia was administered base-edited T cells in a world-first use of a base-edited cell therapy, in a ‘bench-to-bed’ collaboration between UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (OMG). The patient, Alyssa, 13, from Leicester, was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) in 2021. She received all current conventional … Read more

A study analyzes the possibility of promoting hair cell regeneration through cellular reprogramming

A study analyzes the possibility of promoting hair cell regeneration through cellular reprogramming

Around 430 million people around the world experience a disabling hearing loss. In the United States, approximately 37.5 million adults report a hearing problem. Hearing loss can occur when any part of the ear or the nerves that carry information about sounds to the brain do not work in the usual way. For example, damaged … Read more

BioRestorative Therapies Announces SBIR Phase I Grant to Explore Therapeutic Effects of ThermoStem Targeting Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome As an Indication

BioRestorative Therapies Announces SBIR Phase I Grant to Explore Therapeutic Effects of ThermoStem Targeting Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome As an Indication

BioRestorative Therapies, Inc. (‘BioRestorative’, ‘BRTX’ or the ‘Company’) (NASDAQ: BRTX), a clinical-stage company focused on stem cell-based therapies, announced today that it has received a Innovation Research for Small Businesses (SBIR) Grant Phase I of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of National Institutes of Health. This collaborative research … Read more

Treg transplant improves bone remodeling, study finds

Treg transplant improves bone remodeling, study finds

The building blocks of a structure consist of load-bearing elements that rarely change despite renovations or repairs. They remain intact and consistent over time, but in the human body, our building blocks do the exact opposite. Bones are dynamic: they are constantly breaking down and rebuilding themselves to become stronger versions of themselves. A mutation … Read more

Researchers find possible cure for Alzheimer’s deep in human bones – The New Indian Express

Researchers find possible cure for Alzheimer’s deep in human bones – The New Indian Express

express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In what could lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, two researchers, one of whom is from the University of Kerala (KU), have discovered that a human bone peptide can remove buildup of amyloid , the protein in the brain that causes such disorders. … Read more

More than half of American adults weren’t worried about flu season, survey shows

More than half of American adults weren’t worried about flu season, survey shows

As flu-related hospitalizations soar to record levels early in the season, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, is concerned that this health threat will take many people off guard and urges them to get vaccinated quickly against the virus. According to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll … Read more

Corticosteroid injections associated with the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee

Corticosteroid injections associated with the progression of osteoarthritis of the knee

Two studies comparing injections commonly used to relieve knee osteoarthritis pain found that corticosteroid injections were associated with disease progression. The results of both studies were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 32.5 million adults in the US … Read more

Researchers find possible cure for Alzheimer’s deep in human bones – The New Indian Express

Researchers find possible cure for Alzheimer’s deep in human bones – The New Indian Express

express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In what could lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, two researchers, one of whom is from the University of Kerala (KU), have discovered that a human bone peptide can remove buildup of amyloid , the protein in the brain that causes such disorders. … Read more

MS patients turn to crowdfunding and mortgage giveaways to get disease-stopping treatment abroad

MS patients turn to crowdfunding and mortgage giveaways to get disease-stopping treatment abroad

A woman living with multiple sclerosis has less than two months to raise more than $90,000 to receive a bone marrow stem cell transplant that she hopes will halt the progression of the disease. Sarah McDowell, who lives in Mount Gambier, was diagnosed with MS in 2017 and said it had already significantly affected her … Read more