Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?
Oct16

Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?

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.

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Digging Up a Potential Sansanmycin Cure for Tuberculosis
Apr30

Digging Up a Potential Sansanmycin Cure for Tuberculosis

Could we be standing right on top of a cure for tuberculosis? According to scientists, the secret to fighting TB may be the bacteria in soil.

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Discovering Cancer-Fighting Secrets in the Elephant Genome
Apr16

Discovering Cancer-Fighting Secrets in the Elephant Genome

Scientists are delving into the cancer-fighting secrets of the elephant genome in hope of discovering a viable treatment for cancer.

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Can Blueberries Boost Brain Functions?
Mar19

Can Blueberries Boost Brain Functions?

Alzheimer’s affects up to 5.4 million Americans and these numbers are likely to increase. As a result, research has shifted from treatment towards prevention. Dr. Krikorian from the University of Cincinnati Academic Center has been studying the use of blueberries to improve cognitive performance and has found promising results.

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Arresting Deadly Cancers Using a New Surveillance System
Mar05

Arresting Deadly Cancers Using a New Surveillance System

Look out cancer, there’s a new police force in town and it’s CAR T-cell therapy. With Dr. Jae Park’s help, scientists are equipping T-cells with an improved surveillance system to help target the bad guys: cancer cells.

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Ushering in Gene Therapy for Usher Syndrome Patients
Feb19

Ushering in Gene Therapy for Usher Syndrome Patients

Scientists from Boston Children’s Hospital are investigating a gene therapy treatment to treat Usher syndrome, a genetic condition that causes deafness and blindness.

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