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Targeting fatty lipids known as ceramides reverses insulin resistance and fatty liver, scientists from the University of Utah and Merck found.
The past week’s biotech news included a method for regrowing nerves by turning off genes and a potential combo to treat resistant lung cancer.
The past week ushered in discoveries that could inspire new treatments for Lyme disease and several cancers.
The past week ushered in new discoveries of combination treatments for lung cancer and lymphoma, and nonopioid pain relief inspired by venomous sea creatures.
University of Utah scientists found antisense drugs reversed symptoms in mouse models of ataxia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
University of Utah researchers have developed “smart glasses” that mimic the function of the eye’s lens and automatically focus.
Sickle cell disease is caused by a mutation in the gene that codes for the protein beta-globin, a component of red blood cells. A group of physicians and researchers have used CRISPR/Cas9 editing to correct the mutation in stem cells taken from the blood of affected patients.
Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered that a factor found in umbilical cord blood can be used to fight inflammation and sepsis in adults.