Jada Pinkett Smith, via her husband Will Smith’s much-discussed slap of Chris Rock following a joke about her hair loss at the 2022 Academy Awards, has again shone a bright spotlight on the autoimmune disease alopecia areata.
Research Roundup: Nanotherapy and Islet Transplants for Diabetes and MoreBusiness, Clinical Trials, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Diabetes, DNA, Drug Delivery, Immunosuppressants, Islet cells, Messenger RNA (mRNA) Vaccines, Nature Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, R&D, San Diego (UCSD), San Francisco (UCSF), Transplants, Type 1 Diabetes, Viral Infections
Researchers have been working to develop approaches to curing Type 1 diabetes by transplanting healthy islet cells into the pancreas. Investigators at Northwestern University have developed a technique to make the immunomodulation effect of immunosuppressive drugs more effective.
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Investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identified a compound that can help sensory neurons in the central nervous system to heal.
Why aren’t more people getting vaccinated? The answer comes down to a lack of trust, according to the COVID States Project, the largest ongoing national survey tracking people’s opinions and behaviors during the pandemic.
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Researchers at Northwestern University identified a compound that appears to reverse the ongoing degeneration of upper motor neurons associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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Americans defied pleas from state and local officials to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday in the face of the surging coronavirus pandemic, triggering fresh warnings from health officials with the release of vaccines still weeks away.
A new report published by researchers at Northwestern University offers the possibility of an early diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease – via an eye test.