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Consequences of foetal development in a “sweet” uterus: The short-and long-term transgenerational outcomes

Jane C Khoury & Shelley R Ehrlich from Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, highlight the consequences of foetal development in a “sweet” uterus – including the short- and long-term transgenerational outcomes.
adult brain, vascular therapies

Vascular therapies for mental health disorders

Here, Dr Anju Vasudevan, discusses two distinct vascular therapies in the prenatal, postnatal, and adult brain to combat mental illness.
new gene therapy, OPA1

New gene therapy for eye disease developed in Ireland

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have developed a new gene therapy for an eye disease that leads to progressive loss of vision.
COVID-19 mutation, sars

COVID-19 mutation does not make virus more infectious

Researchers at University College London have found that COVID-19 mutations do not make the virus more likely to spread, as previously feared.
managing chronic pain, anaesthetia

More evidence on how to manage chronic pain can bring relief

Dr Ganesan Baranidharan, consultant in anaesthesia and pain medicine at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, explains the power of neuromodulation for managing chronic pain and explains why comprehensive evidence is needed.
mutation of COVID-19, vaccine

New research explores the mutation of COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Illinois investigated how the mutation of COVID-19 is making the virus stronger.
treatments for heart failure,

Innovative treatments for heart failure

Prof Dr Joost Sluijter, Professor, Cellular and Translational Cardiology at University Medical Center Utrecht shares an in-depth perspective on the needs for innovative treatments for heart failure.
immune tolerance in pregnancy

Vitamin D and immune tolerance in pregnancy and beyond

Drs Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport discuss the impact of vitamin D in regulating immune tolerance and foetal development in pregnancy.
CBD and hemp, Lifescience Legal Design

Lifescience Legal Design

Here, Lifescience Legal Design discuss the legal status of CBD and hemp in the European Union.
reverse vision loss, eye

New cell injection technique could reverse vision loss

Researchers at the University of Toronto Engineering tried co-injection of both retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) cells and photoreceptor cells to reverse vision loss.
21 drugs, COVID

21 drugs that could help to treat COVID-19

A study recently identified 21 existing drugs that could improve the effect of remdesivir.
human infection trials, vaccination

The challenges of COVID-19 human infection trials

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass, School of Biosciences at University of Kent, explain the long and infamous history of human infection trials.
lung cancer treatment, nanoparticles

Can nanoparticles change lung cancer treatment?

A promising idea for lung cancer treatment has been developed by researchers at Lund University.
biochemistry

How does research in biochemistry fit into the wider goals of the NIH?

Open Access Government looks into the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)’s Biochemistry and Bio-related Chemistry Branch, and its current research areas and priorities.
Voice biomarkers for assisted driving

Voice biomarkers that identify driving skills

Professor Shinichi Tokuno discusses voice biomarkers, and the application in the field of assisted driving for the elderly.
vision disorders

How can biomaterials-based technologies treat vision disorders?

Professor Heather Sheardown, leader of Innovation Hub C20/20, discusses their research, innovation, and development of new biomaterials-based technologies to treat a variety of disorders in the eye.
biomedical innovations

Targeted policy support for emerging biomedical innovations

Michael Morrison, Senior Researcher in Social Science at the University of Oxford, illustrates the importance of emerging biomedical innovations in the UK.
immune mechanisms, cardiovascular

Targeting immune mechanisms underlying cardiovascular diseases

János G. Filep, MD from the University of Montreal and Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Canada, discusses targeting immune mechanisms underlying cardiovascular diseases.
Covid testing laboratories

Covid screening: Let private accredited laboratories show their worth

Professors Alan Thornhill and Darren Griffin of the University of Kent call for more qualified diagnostic labs to be used in battle against Covid.
cannabis edibles, biomedical

Up in smoke: Understanding knowledge gaps for cannabis edibles

Michael A. Rogers outlines four necessary elements to increase further societal understanding about the use of cannabis edibles.

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