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Potential new therapy for progeria  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Aging is a complex and natural process that affects all living organisms. As people age, normal biological processes are affecting, resulting in a decline in various organs and age-related conditions. Though aging is normal, some children affected by... more
A review of the lesser known sides of the plant genus Erythroxylum  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Since the Western world came across the South American plant genus Erythroxylum, the use of this multifaceted genus has been associated with the production... more
Structures of a dimodular nonribosomal peptide synthetase reveal conformational flexibility  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Nonribosomal peptide synthetases (NRPSs) are biosynthetic enzymes that synthesize natural product therapeutics using a modular synthetic logic, whereby each module adds one aminoacyl substrate to the nascent peptide.... more
Pharmacy in the jungle study reveals indigenous people's choice of medicinal plants  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In one of the most diverse studies of the non-random medicinal plants selection by gender, age and exposure to outside influences from working with... more
MD Anderson and Takeda announce agreement to develop off-the-shelf CAR NK-cell therapy platform  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced an exclusive license agreement and research agreement... more
Synthetic phages with programmable specificity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers are using synthetic biology to reprogram bacterial viruses -- commonly known as bacteriophages -- to expand their natural host range. This technology paves the way for the therapeutic use of standardized, synthetic bacteriophages to treat bacterial infections. more
Synthetic phages with programmable specificity  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
ETH researchers are using synthetic biology to reprogram bacterial viruses—commonly known as bacteriophages—to expand their natural host range. This technology paves the way for the therapeutic use of standardized, synthetic bacteriophages to treat bacterial infections. more
Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Two new studies support and inform the use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a common but often fatal type of liver cancer... more
New strategies against the antibiotics crisis  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One of the most serious threats to public health worldwide is posed by antibiotic-resistant pathogens. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of the imminent beginning of a post-antibiotic era in which harmless infections can no longer... more
Medical News Today: Menopause: Could Chinese herbal remedies reduce hot flashes?  MNT · 4 weeks
A recent paper asks whether Chinese herbal medicine might reduce hot flashes relating to menopause. Although there is hope, we need much more data. more
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