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Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, have discovered a new anti-phage defence mechanism found in some bacteria, which uses previously unknown features to protect their DNA. The groundbreaking discovery enables scientists to overcome existing challenges in bacterial resistance to antibiotics. The growing antimicrobial resistance is a …

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.May 2 2020 Lipo-ImmunoTech, LLC, a startup based in Charleston, South Carolina, recently received a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant of just over $224,000 to continue to develop its novel adoptive cell therapy technology for cancer. The startup is a joint venture involving Shikhar Mehrotra, Ph.D., an immunologist, …

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have stopped much of the world. Once busy streets and shops are empty, activities are canceled, and you may not even be going to work. One thing that the virus has not stopped is pain and injury. Some people were seeing a PT when stay at home orders …

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) – The Wellness Fair promotes healthy lifestyles and balanced living for Mines faculty, staff and students. The fair includes a wide range of organizations from the community, along with interactive booths for students to check out. The event offered stress-free puppy sessions, yoga, on-campus counseling services, chiropractors and more. Samantha …

“I am excited to announce that Physical Therapy etc., will now be a part of PHOENIX Rehab Services. PHOENIX believes in the same core values of Physical Therapy, etc., including striving to provide excellent service to our patients and community and a superior working environment for staff members,” said Day. “Physical Therapy etc. has been …

Victoria Gray, who has sickle cell disease, volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to use the gene-editing technique CRISPR to treat a genetic disorder in the United States. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Meredith Rizzo/NPR Victoria Gray, who has sickle cell disease, volunteered for one of …

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis aims to give away 100 doses of its $2.1 million-per-patient Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in 2020 in a free-drug program that one patient group worried was a “health lottery” that could neglect some babies. FILE PHOTO: The company’s logo is seen at the new cell and gene therapy factory …

During moments of crisis or at odd hours, a hotline or a chatbot is one of the first resources people can turn to. Visualise a therapy scene from any random Hollywood flick playing out, and the obvious elements will be a disgruntled patient with vague looks, seemingly lost, coyly sitting in a small cabin and …

APPLETON, Wi. (WBAY) – Appleton may become the next city to ban conversion therapy for minors. Places like Milwaukee and Madison already have similar bans in place, which are designed to protect youth from potentially harmful therapy practices. Now Appleton’s board of health will be considering a similar proposal later this week. “I’ve been working …

It’s said that nothing is certain except death and taxes. But doubt has been cast over the former since the 1970s, when scientists picked at the seams of one of the fundamental mysteries of biology: the molecular reasons we get old and die. The loose thread they pulled had to do with telomeres—molecular timepieces on …