Yvonne Bryson, M.D., an infectious disease researcher at UCLA, presented the case of an American woman who was cured of HIV after receiving a new transplant procedure that leverages donated umbilical cord blood.
Alzheimer’s disease is the holy grail of pharmaceutical research, and a team of physicians published results showing that they may have found the key to actually improving cognition in patients with early-stage dementia.
According to a research collaboration among UCLA investigators and Merck KGaA, berzosertib has shown promise for Covid-19 and is also being touted for the drug’s unusually broad effect in treating a range of cancers.
A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus includes research on whether a childhood vaccine may help prevent severe Covid-19 and whether cigarette smoke increases cell vulnerability to Covid-19.
A study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell revealed how aging can cause lung regeneration to go awry, which can potentially lead to lung cancer and other diseases.
Origin, a 3D printing specialist for medical devices, completed clinical trials and validation of the company’s 3D-printed nasopharyngeal swabs for use in COVID-19 test kits.
A smart insulin device under development could revolutionize how glucose levels are monitored in diabetes patients and deliver insulin doses when necessary.