While the list of people who need organ and tissue transplants keeps growing, the rapid development of 3D printing technology may provide a solution to this issue, hopefully leading to a day with 100% organ availability.
Researchers are exploring different approaches to reducing the addictive affects of opioids used for medical purposes.
From runny noses to hacking coughs, the common cold is a yearly visitor that we all know too well. While an immediate cure has not been discovered yet, researchers are pointing to zinc acetate lozenges as a solution to expedite the recovery process.
Researchers are exploring the use of genetically modified lettuce in pills to deliver needed clotting factor to hemophilia patients.
A lab at Yale is using a fat-based diet to treat painful inflammation in patients whose immune system has gone awry.
Every 30 seconds, a lower limb is amputated somewhere in the world with 84% of these amputations caused by diabetic foot ulcers (DFU)s. To improve current treatment methods for DFUs, a team of researchers headed by Dr. Max Scott is genetically engineering maggots. These eat away at your skin to save your limbs!