Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Artificial intelligence can scan doctors' notes to distinguish between types of back pain; Researchers discover new stem cells that can generate new bone; Study shows improved outcomes for patients with Arthrosurface Ovo arthroplasty system.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in oncology, including: Cost effectiveness of biomarker testing for lung cancer screening eligibility still iffy; Unexpected mechanism, combination possibilities for CDK 4/6 inhibitors; Protons pushing into Peoria; BWXT on the move in Tc-99 production.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in cardiology, including: Scientists see connection between low blood pressure, high mortality in older adults; New genetic variants discovered that cause heart disease in infants; Using PET imaging in post-transplant care for heart patients.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in neurology, including: Seismic imaging technology could deliver finely detailed images of the human brain; Scientists monitor brains replaying memories in real time; Drug shows promise in reducing deadly brain swelling after stroke.
In the Marvel Comic Universe, Venom is a superhero who started life as a supervillain and Spiderman foe. In the biopharma universe, scorpion venom is undergoing the same fate transformation, as separate papers this week reported new ways to use scorpion venom in two major therapeutic targeting challenges.
BioWorld looks at translational medicine, including: Serine improves memory in Alzheimer’s mouse model; From junk to noncoding to coding; Keeping stem cells quiescent enables greater ultimate potency; Female, male fat tissue flight inflammation differently; BioPROTACs cut out middleman, and small molecule; ‘Gut bug’ has intratumoral effects; Decoy exosomes fight bacterial toxin; Unexpected mechanism, combination possibilities for CDK 4/6 inhibitors; In SIV infection, gut integrity is retained, not repaired.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in diagnostics, including: Question of COVID-19 contagion window; A paper-based, portable coronavirus test; Finding the next pandemic threat early on; Anatomy study reveals schizophrenia subtypes.
An experimental gene editing therapy for an inherited form of blindness has become the first in vivo CRISPR medicine to be administered to patients, according to Editas Medicine Inc. and its partner, Allergan plc, which licensed the candidate in 2018.
Keeping you up to date on recent developments in orthopedics, including: Researchers identify protein critical for wound healing after spinal cord injury; Journal publishes results of Gid Bio trial for treating osteoarthritis knee pain; Study maps landmarks of peripheral artery disease to guide treatment development.
Lowering levels of tau protein improved multiple symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in two different mouse models of the disease, both of which are driven by hyperactivity of the mTOR PI3 kinase pathway.