Doxycycline is a cheap, widely available antibiotic. It is used to treat everything from acne to urinary tract infections. This humble little pill, we hav
Source: How We Discovered That A Common Antibiotic May Be Able To Treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder | IFLScience
Two Advisory Board research leaders discuss the current state of precision medicine – and what it will take for genomics to become part of routine care.
Source: 5 big challenges to utilizing genomic data for precision medicine | Healthcare IT News
Gene sequencing is cheaper and more prominent than ever before, but it’s still very early innings for this revolutionary technology.
Source: Genomics in Healthcare: A Game-Changer That’s Just Getting Started — The Motley Fool
Cancer GenomicsGlioma brain tumors that carry mutant copies of the IDH gene can be subdivided into two major classes. However, the development of and differences between these two classes are not well characterized. Venteicher et al. coupled bulk sequencing and publicly available data with single-
Source: Effects of the tumor microenvironment | Science
The annual Rare Disease Day is designed to connect the rare disease community, build awareness and raise research funds.
Source: Tapping into the rare disease market | BioPharma Dive
Scientists discovered that DNA mutations and genome errors are top causes of cancers. This defies the theory that unhealthy lifestyle, smoking, among others are triggering cancer cells.
Source: DNA Mutations, Genome Errors Account For 66 Percent Of Cancer Risks: Unhealthy Lifestyle, Just Secondary Trigger : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times
Researchers from the University of Nebraska develop a switch for HIV genomes to kick start the human immunity against the deadly virus.
Source: Scientists Genetically Engineered An HIV Genome To Develop Potential Vaccine : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times
Scientists conducted series of experiments showing that nanotech-based drugs have more efficacies and best transported to target cells.
Source: ‘Nanotech-Based Drug’: Most Effective Form Of Medicine : MEDICINE & HEALTH : Science Times
DNA NanotechnologyA wide variety of DNA nanostructures have been assembled by folding long DNA single strands with short DNA staples. However, such structures typically need annealing at elevated temperatures in order to form. To accommodate the formation of such structures in living cells,
Source: Protein-folded DNA nanostructures | Science
In a world first, a man who was paralyzed from the shoulders down has been able to control his right arm with just the power of thought. This is the first
Source: Paralyzed Man Able To Move His Arm With His Thoughts In World-First Procedure | IFLScience