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19.07.2019
16:19 Nature.ComBackchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

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15:35 Phys.orgNew genome editing technology for plant breeding

Researchers have developed a new genome editing technology for rice, combining adenine-to-guanine single-base editing technology and Cas9 with an extended targeting scope. They report that it is possible to efficiently introduce base substitution mutations in rice genes and plan to expand the research to citrus fruit breeding.

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11:51 Technology.orgHand-held robot points to less invasive prostate surgery

Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at

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18.07.2019
22:13 News-Medical.NetEstrogen is essential to maintain muscle stem cell health, research shows

New University of Minnesota Medical School research is the first to show that estrogen is essential to maintaining muscle stem cell health.

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21:51 TechnologyReview.comGene editing will help far more than organic food to slow global warming

A new study from the World Bank and UN finds we’ll need to find ways to boost yields faster than ever before to prevent agricultural emissions from soaring.

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18:48 TechnologyReview.comWhat’s new and what isn’t about Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface

It’s state of the art, but Neuralink still has a long way to go

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18:25 AzoNano.comNanoparticles Deliver CRISPR Gene-Editing Tools for Treatment of Hyperlipidemia

A study partnership between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has resulted in the development of a considerably enhanced delivery mechanism for the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing...

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17:01 News-Medical.NetResearchers develop a more precise version of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system

A gene defect in humans causes progressive hearing loss in humans, resulting in deafness by their mid-20s. The same genetic mutation causes deafness in the Beethoven-mouse model.

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14:47 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration

A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways.

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12:26 News-Medical.NetNovel insight into microRNA function can be crucial for the development of gene therapy

Scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford have shown that small RNA molecules occurring naturally in cells, i.e. microRNAs, are also abundant in cell nuclei.

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12:14 News-Medical.NetCancer stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating danger detector

Acute myeloid leukemia stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating a danger detector. The underlying mechanisms and the potential new therapeutic approaches that this gives rise to have been detailed in the journal Nature by researchers from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel in collaboration with colleagues in Germany.

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00:31 Google news Sci/TechElon Musk's startup eyes human testing for brain-computer interface - Science Magazine

Elon Musk's startup eyes human testing for brain-computer interface  Science MagazineElon Musk Unveils Neuralink Brain-Computer Interface, Wants To Have Human Trials In 2020  The Daily BeastElon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans  BBC NewsWatch Elon Musk's Neuralink presentation  CNETElon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Ready for Brain Surgery  Bloomberg TechnologyView full coverage on Google News

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00:31 ScienceMag.orgElon Musk’s startup eyes human testing for brain-computer interface

Neuralink shares early results from its ultrasmall electrode implants

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17.07.2019
23:39 ScienceDaily.comMaking cancer stem cells visible to the immune system

Leukemia stem cells protect themselves against the immune defense by suppressing a target molecule for killer cells. This protective mechanism can be tricked with drugs. Scientists now describe a new therapeutic approaches that can possibly be derived from these results.

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20:35 WhatReallyHappened.comPlants are better than chemicals at stopping cancer: Pomegranates suppress cancer stem cells

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20:19 Nature.ComAbsence of NKG2D ligands defines leukaemia stem cells and mediates their immune evasion

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20:18 ScienceDaily.comNew insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

Scientists have shown that small RNA molecules occurring naturally in cells, i.e. microRNAs, are also abundant in cell nuclei. Previously, microRNAs were mainly thought to be found in cytoplasm. The scientists also discovered that microRNA concentrations in cell nuclei change as a result of hypoxia. The findings strongly suggest that microRNAs play a role in the expression of genes in the cell nucleus.

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17:27 Phys.orgNew insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

Scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford have shown that small RNA molecules occurring naturally in cells, i.e. microRNAs, are also abundant in cell nuclei. Previously, microRNAs were mainly thought to be found in cytoplasm. The scientists also discovered that microRNA concentrations in cell nuclei change as a result of hypoxia. The findings strongly suggest that microRNAs play a role in the expression of genes in the cell nucleus. This observation is crucial for the development of novel gene therapy, among other things. The study was published in Scientific Reports today.

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15:30 FierceBiotech.comReversing the risk of sudden cardiac death with gene therapy

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have created a gene therapy technique that they say might work not just in an inherited form of heart arrhythmia, but also in more common cardiac diseases marked by an irregular heartbeat.

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14:28 News-Medical.NetResearch opens possibility of developing single-dose gene therapy for inherited arrhythmias

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital report creating the first human tissue model of an inherited heart arrhythmia, replicating two patients' abnormal heart rhythms in a dish, and then suppressing the arrhythmia with gene therapy in a mouse model.

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08:58 News-Medical.NetSlug serves as 'command central' for determining breast stem cell health

A new study published in Cell Reports found that a transcription factor called Slug serves as 'command central' for determining breast stem cell health, regulating both stem cell activity and repair of DNA damage.

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16.07.2019
22:02 StemCellsPortal.comlNewly discovered molecules show promise targeting and killing cancer stem cells

TOLEDO, OH (US), July 2019 — Scientists at the University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells.
Their findings could prove to be a breakthrough in not only treating tumors, but ensuring cancer doesn’t return years later — giving peace of mind to patients that their illness is truly gone.
“Not all cancer cells are the same, even in the same tumor,” said William Taylor, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the UToledo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. “There is a lot of variability and some of the cells, like cancer stem cells, are much nastier. Everyone is trying to figure out how to kill them, and this may be one way to do it.”
Dr. Taylor and L.M. Viranga Tillekeratne, Ph.D., a professor in the

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21:03 WhatReallyHappened.comCoffee really can make you live longer

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18:48 ScienceDaily.comSlug, a stem cell regulator, keeps breast cells healthy by promoting repair of DNA damage

A new biomedical research study finds a transcription factor called Slug contributes to breast cell fitness by promoting efficient repair of DNA damage. The absence of Slug leads to unresolved DNA damage and accelerated aging of breast cells.

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17:05 News-Medical.NetSingle-cell encapsulation technology can protect transplanted MSCs from immune attack

Bone marrow transplants of hematopoietic stem cells have become standard treatment for a host of conditions including cancers of the blood and lymphatic systems, sickle cell anemia, inherited metabolic disorders, and radiation damage.

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15:44 FierceBiotech.comAI drug prospector Recursion Pharma nets $121M for its clinical programs

Machine learning-powered drug discoverer Recursion Pharmaceuticals has secured $121 million in new financing for its artificial intelligence programs.

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15:44 Phys.orgBetter genome editing for bioenergy

CRISPR-Cas9 is a powerful, high-throughput gene-editing tool that can help scientists engineer organisms for bioenergy applications. Cas9 needs guide RNA to lead it to the correct sequence to snip—but not all guides are effective. To ensure the gene editing tool will make the right cut, researchers created a set of guide RNAs that were effective against 94 percent of the genes in a lipid-prolific yeast.

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14:54 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy.

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14:19 News-Medical.NetLoose double-stranded RNA molecules spur skin rejuvenation

Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained.

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08:02 News-Medical.NetEvaluating safety and efficacy of magnetically labeled mesenchymal stem cells

Cells equipped with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles can be directed to a specific location by an external magnetic field, which is beneficial for tissue repair.

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02:10 ScienceDaily.comComprehensive review of the future of CRISPR technology in crops

CRISPR is thought of as 'molecular scissors' used to cut and edit DNA, but researchers are now looking far beyond these applications. In a new comprehensive review, they explore the current state of CRISPR in crops, and how scientists can enhance traditional breeding techniques in nontraditional ways to a growing population in the face of climate change, diseases, and pests.

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15.07.2019
18:05 Phys.orgNature plants review explores the current state and future of CRISPR technology in crops

CRISPR is often thought of as "molecular scissors" used for precision breeding to cut DNA so that a certain trait can be removed, replaced, or edited, but Yiping Qi, assistant professor in Plant Science & Landscape Architecture at the University of Maryland, is looking far beyond these traditional applications in his latest publication in Nature Plants. In this comprehensive review, Qi and coauthors in his lab explore the current state of CRISPR in crops, and how scientists can use CRISPR to enhance traditional breeding techniques in nontraditional ways, with the goal of ensuring global food and nutritional security and feeding a growing population in the face of climate change, diseases, and pests.

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17:17 Technology.orgNew CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities

CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that

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16:42 Reuters.com ScienceOn the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare.

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16:30 Reuters.com HealthOn the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare.

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15:08 Reuters.com HealthGSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study

GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday.

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15:08 News-Medical.NetBordeaux University Hospital uses 3D printing to improve kidney tumor removal surgery

Bordeaux University Hospital in France is leading the charge to improve success rates of complex kidney tumor removal surgery, thanks to unique full-color, multi-material 3D printing technology.

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15:08 News-Medical.NetResearchers use AI to develop early gastric cancer endoscopic diagnosis system

Researchers at Okayama University have developed an early gastric cancer endoscopic diagnosis system using artificial intelligence.

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14:54 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Why even slim people may benefit from calorie restriction

New research reveals the cardiometabolic benefits that a small reduction in calorie intake can have on people who are not overweight or obese.

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09:33 News-Medical.NetNanoparticles used to deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell

Researchers from Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have developed a novel method to effectively deliver the CRISPR/Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat (CRISPR) associated protein 9) gene editing tools into the liver for genetic studies.

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09:24 Technology.org12 patients saved with Hep C transplant protocol in Year 1

In the first year of a new protocol, UW Medicine specialists transplanted 13 patients with donor organs – seven

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13.07.2019
22:08 WhatReallyHappened.comEXCLUSIVE: Google to block all anti-cancer, “anti-vax” and anti-GMO websites at the browser level as tech giant goes all-in with pharma drug cartels

By late 2020, Google’s Chrome browser will automatically block all so-called anti-cancer, “anti-vax” and anti-GMO websites as part of Google’s collapse into a Monsanto/Pharma criminal cartel. Users who want to visit websites that expose the scientifically-validated risks and potential harm of vaccines, chemotherapy, glyphosate or GMOs will have to switch to alternative browsers and search engines, since the Google.com search engine is already in the process of eliminating all such websites from its search results.
Within a year or so, the Google Chrome browser won’t even allow a user to visit sites like NaturalNews.com without changing the browser’s default settings. The only websites accessible through Chrome will be those which are “approved” to promote mass medication, chemotherapy, pesticides, vaccines, fluoride, 5G cell towers and other poisons that enrich powerful, globalist

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14:53 MedicalNewsToday.comMedical News Today: Could the common cold 'revolutionize' bladder cancer treatment?

New research suggests that a strain of the common cold may successfully treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, which is 'highly prevalent.'

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02:37 Google news Sci/TechNovel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency - Phys.org

Novel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency  Phys.org A research collaboration between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led to the development of a significantly improved delivery ...

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12.07.2019
23:45 Phys.orgNovel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency

A research collaboration between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led to the development of a significantly improved delivery mechanism for the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method in the liver, according to a study published recently in the journal Advanced Materials. The delivery uses biodegradable synthetic lipid nanoparticles that carry the molecular editing tools into the cell to precisely alter the cells' genetic code with as much as 90 percent efficiency. The nanoparticles represent one of the most efficient CRISPR/Cas9 delivery tools reported so far, according to the researchers, and could help overcome technical hurdles to enable gene editing in a broad range of clinical therapeutic applications.

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23:29 ScienceDaily.comHow artificial intelligence can be used to more quickly and accurately diagnose breast cancer

Breast ultrasound elastography is an emerging imaging technique used by doctors to help diagnose breast cancer by evaluating a lesion's stiffness in a non-invasive way. Researchers identified the critical role machine learning can play in making this technique more efficient and accurate in diagnosis.

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23:29 ScienceDaily.comNovel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency

Researchers have developed a significantly improved delivery mechanism for the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method in the liver. The delivery uses biodegradable synthetic lipid nanoparticles that carry the molecular editing tools into the cell to precisely alter the cells' genetic code with as much as 90 percent efficiency. The nanoparticles could help overcome technical hurdles to enable gene editing in a broad range of clinical therapeutic applications.

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22:58 News-Medical.NetLiving-donor liver transplant offers advantages over deceased-donor, research finds

Living-donor liver transplant offers numerous advantages over deceased-donor transplant, including better three-year survival rates for patients and lower costs, according to new research from the UPMC Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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22:25 Nanowerk.comNovel nanoparticles deliver CRISPR gene editing tools into the cell with much higher efficiency

Researchers used lipid nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools for potential treatment of hyperlipidemia.

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01:21 Nature.ComAuthor Correction: L1 drives IFN in senescent cells and promotes age-associated inflammation

Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.

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11.07.2019
21:09 FierceBiotech.comCRISPR pioneer Zhang targets brain diseases with new RNA-editing system

Broad Institute researchers have developed a new strategy for editing RNA they believe could someday be used to treat brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. In cells, they showed the technology can be used to target 24 disease-causing mutations.

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21:09 Phys.orgNew CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities

CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and Cas12 and targeting RNA with the enzyme Cas13. This collection offers different strategies for tackling mutations. Targeting disease-linked mutations in RNA, which is relatively short-lived, would avoid making permanent changes to the genome. In addition, some cell types, such as neurons, are difficult to edit using CRISPR/Cas9-mediated editing, and new strategies are needed to treat devastating diseases that affect the brain.

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17:33 WhatReallyHappened.comA CRISPR COMPANY IS TESTING PIG ORGANS IN MONKEYS TO SEE IF THEY’RE SAFE FOR US

SOURCE: TRUTHTHEORY.COM
By Mayukh Saha / Truth Theory
Geneticist George Church, of Harvard University, in 2017 predicted that within a couple of years, pig organs can be transplanted into humans.
His startup eGenesis has made strides in biotechnology with news spreading of newer innovations. They have started testing pig organs for transplantation in monkeys which, if successful, would heavily relieve the stress on human organ shortages.
The testing is being conducted in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. They haven’t tried it out on humans yet, but they are hopeful, as mentioned by the transplant surgery Chief, James Markmann.
With respect to testing it on animals, Markmann, who is also one of the advisers to eGenesis, says that this is the best they can do under the present circumstances.
Although they are suspiciously quiet on the monkeys used or the organs

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14:57 Google news Sci/TechFormer NFL player Albert Haynesworth in 'dire need' of kidney transplant, asks fans for help - Fox News

Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth in 'dire need' of kidney transplant, asks fans for help  Fox NewsVFL Albert Haynesworth needs kidney transplant  WBIRHaynesworth in 'dire need' of kidney donor  ESPNFormer Titans DT Albert Haynesworth hospitalized, 'in dire need of a kidney'  Yahoo SportsFormer Buccaneer says he needs kidney transplant  10News WTSPView full coverage on Google News

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10:07 News-Medical.NetObese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

For patients with Type 1 diabetes who don't respond well to insulin or have other serious medical complications caused by their disease, pancreas transplantation offers hope for a cure.

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09:55 News-Medical.NetNew shingles vaccine reduces outbreaks of painful rash among stem cell transplant patients

A newer form of shingles vaccine reduced outbreaks of the painful rash among patients who were transplanted with their own stem cells, according to a study led by a Duke Health researcher and published today in JAMA.

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08:59 GizmagNewly discovered molecule could cut cancer cells off at the source


Too often the surgical removal of cancer or its elimination through chemo or radiotherapy isn't the end of the story, but where do the relapses come from? Part of the explanation may lay in what are known as cancer stem cells, which could be thought of as little seedlings that hide away in the body's tissues until they feel the time is right to return to action. A newly discovered molecule has raised hopes of cutting these crafty critters off at the source, with early experiments demonstrating how it can latch onto cancer stem cells and starve them of what they need to survive.
.. Continue Reading Newly discovered molecule could cut cancer cells off at the source Category: Medical Tags: Cancer University of Toledo

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07:16 News-Medical.NetStudy finds new way to enhance regenerative potential of aged intestine

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered how regenerative capacity of intestinal epithelium declines when we age.

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06:27 ScienceDaily.comA moderate dose of novel form of stress promotes longevity

A newly described form of stress called chromatin architectural defect, or chromatin stress, triggers in cells a response that leads to a longer life.

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00:24 ScienceDaily.comShingles vaccine safely prevents outbreaks among stem cell transplant patients

A newer form of shingles vaccine reduced outbreaks of the painful rash among patients who were transplanted with their own stem cells, according to a new study. The vaccine appears to offer protection from one of the most common and painful side effects of cell therapy and shows promise for patients with immune-compromising conditions.

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10.07.2019
22:57 Reuters.com HealthTrump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability

The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics.

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21:23 FT.com ScienceJennifer Doudna on gene editing

The biochemist talks to the FT’s Richard Waters

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20:36 Reuters.com HealthTrump administration aims to boost U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability

The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to push more kidney disease treatment into patients' homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics.

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20:31 Nature.ComNotum produced by Paneth cells attenuates regeneration of aged intestinal epithelium

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18:45 NewScientist.ComAI can teach doctors to spot signs of cancer-causing viruses

AI can spot previously unknown signs of cancer-related viruses in tissue samples, and can teach doctors to look for these patterns themselves

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18:25 CNBC health careTrump executive order on organ transplants could fuel a little-known biotech company

President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order that would increase kidney transplants, and Raymond James says biotech firm CareDx could benefit.

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17:28 CNBC top newsTrump to sign executive order overhauling kidney transplant, dialysis market

The executive order would create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers, HHS Secretary Alex Azar says.

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17:16 Reuters.com HealthU.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025

The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing.

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17:04 CNBC health careTrump to sign executive order overhauling kidney transplant, dialysis market

The executive order would create new payment models to encourage more kidney transplants and give patients incentives to seek dialysis treatment at home instead of at more expensive treatment centers, HHS Secretary Alex Azar says.

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16:27 News-Medical.NetUGR scientists design new hydrogel that aids in cartilage regeneration

Cartilage degeneration and damage treatment remain a major challenge in today's society; hence, tissue engineering strategies are being developed to investigate new alternatives based on a combination of cell therapy and 3D scaffolds to support cartilage cells

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14:33 TechInvestorNews.comWindows 10 security: Bad bug in our CPU diagnostics app, so patch now, says Intel (ZDNet Latest News)

ZDNet Latest NewsWindows 10 security: Bad bug in our CPU diagnostics app, so patch now, says Intel - Intel fixes high-severity security flaw in its CPU performance-testing software for Windows 10 systems. ...

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13:44 News-Medical.NetRetina can restructure itself following gene therapy

Following gene therapy, the retina can restructure itself and regain normal light responses, according to research in mice published in JNeurosci.

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06:42 News-Medical.NetNew gene-editing protocol allows perfect mutation-effect matching

Geneticists have long awaited the ability to simply knock out or add a single gene here and there, as desired, with accuracy and efficiency, and then study the exact consequences caused by the loss or addition of that genetic information.

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09.07.2019
23:55 ScienceMag.orgCalifornia’s stem cell research fund dries up

Researchers hope a planned ballot initiative will renew funding in 2020

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23:28 ScienceDaily.comLinking phenotypes to genotypes: A newly devised gene-editing strategy

Scientists have developed a new methodology that allows the study of CRISPR-mediated effects in cells while accurately ascertaining the exact DNA changes that caused them. This novel protocol is opening up new avenues of study for neurobiology and further upgrade the already powerful abilities of CRISPR-based techniques.

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22:53 ScienceDaily.comKilling the seeds of cancer: A new finding shows potential in destroying cancer stem cells

When doctors remove a tumor surgically or use targeted therapies, the cancer may appear to be gone. However, evidence suggests a tiny subpopulation of adaptable cancer cells can remain and circulate through the body to seed new metastasis in far-off locations. A collaborative research project has identified an entirely new class of molecules that shows promise in rooting out and killing those cancer stem cells.

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19:47 Phys.orgLinking phenotypes to genotypes: A newly devised gene-editing strategy

The power and convenience of modern-day word-processing programs like Microsoft Word have revolutionized our daily tasks. Need to create a quick resume for a new job opportunity? Procrastinating on that final term paper due tomorrow? Even creating a quick grocery list: Most of us rely on word-processing programs as stewards of our written lives. The functionality is impressive and unlike its archaic predecessor the typewriter just a few keystrokes can change, delete, or add words as the user desires.

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19:30 Nature.ComAuthor Correction: Long-term ex vivo haematopoietic-stem-cell expansion allows nonconditioned transplantation

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19:23 Reuters.com ScienceThe $280,000 lab-grown burger could be a more palatable $10 in two years

Lab-grown meat, first introduced to the world six years ago in the form of a $280,000 hamburger, could hit supermarket shelves at $10 a patty within two years, European start-ups told Reuters.

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19:11 Google news Sci/TechScientists capture images of gene-editing enzymes in action - Phys.org

Scientists capture images of gene-editing enzymes in action  Phys.org For the first time, scientists have captured high-resolution, three-dimensional images of an enzyme in the process of precisely cutting DNA strands.

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18:23 News-Medical.NetEngineered stem cells offer new treatment for metastatic bone cancer

Engineered stem cells could help treat metastatic cancers in bone without killing normal surrounding bone.

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10:57 News-Medical.NetResearchers capture high-resolution, 3D images of gene-editing enzymes

For the first time, scientists have captured high-resolution, three-dimensional images of an enzyme in the process of precisely cutting DNA strands.

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10:44 News-Medical.NetNew class of cancer-killing agents shows promise in destroying cancer stem cells

Scientists at The University of Toledo investigating improvements to a commonly used chemotherapy drug have discovered an entirely new class of cancer-killing agents that show promise in eradicating cancer stem cells.

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05:34 GizmagNASA reallocates resources to extend life of Voyager deep-space probes


NASA engineers are conducting an extremely long-range reconfiguring of the space agency's two 42-year-old Voyager deep-space probes to extend their service lives. By cutting back and reallocating heating resources and bringing back online thrusters that haven't been used in decades, the goal is to keep the unmanned spacecraft sending back data from the frontiers of the solar system for several more years.
.. Continue Reading NASA reallocates resources to extend life of Voyager deep-space probes Category: Space Tags: NASA Voyager

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08.07.2019
22:10 Phys.orgResearchers discover that the rate of telomere shortening predicts species lifespan

A flamingo lives 40 years and a human being lives 90 years; a mouse lives two years and an elephant lives 60. Why? What determines the lifespan of a species? After analyzing nine species of mammals and birds, researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) found a very clear relationship between the lifespan of these species and the shortening rate of their telomeres, the structures that protect the chromosomes and the genes they contain. The relationship is expressed as a mathematical equation, a formula that can accurately predict the longevity of the species. The study was done in collaboration with the Madrid Zoo Aquarium and the University of Barcelona.

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21:23 Nanowerk.comFirst hi-res images of active CRISPR enzyme will help improve genome editing

For the first time, scientists grappling with how to improve the efficiency of CRISPR technology have captured atomic-level, three-dimensional images of the enzyme before and after cutting the DNA.

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21:10 Medscape.ComStevie Wonder to Have Kidney Transplant in the Fall

Stevie Wonder has announced he is to undergo a kidney transplant from a living donor. Expert says Wonder going public is "brave" and will help raise awareness of an under-represented condition.

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20:20 ScienceDaily.comGene-editing enzymes in action

For the first time, scientists have captured high-resolution, three-dimensional images of an enzyme in the process of precisely cutting DNA strands.

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19:51 Phys.orgScientists capture images of gene-editing enzymes in action

For the first time, scientists have captured high-resolution, three-dimensional images of an enzyme in the process of precisely cutting DNA strands.

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17:54 FierceBiotech.comNew data boost Pfizer, Sangamo hemophilia A gene therapy

Pfizer and Sangamo Therapeutics have shared an upbeat update on their hemophilia A gene therapy. The update features evidence of the durability of responses to SB-525 and an early look at results in two recently-treated patients, adding to the impression that the gene therapy is a threat to assets including BioMarin’s valrox and Spark Therapeutics’ SPK-8011. 

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17:01 ScienceDaily.comDiscovery of mechanism behind precision cancer drug opens door for more targeted treatment

New research that uncovers the mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs is opening the door for better targeted therapy. PARP inhibitors are molecular targeted cancer drugs used to treat women with ovarian cancer who have the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. The drugs are showing promise in late-stage clinical trials for breast cancer, prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer.

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16:38 ScienceDaily.comStrain of common cold virus could revolutionize treatment of bladder cancer

A strain of the common cold virus has been found to potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer, a new study reports. No trace of the cancer was found in one patient following treatment with the virus.

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09:27 News-Medical.NetISTH introduces new global education initiative in gene therapy for hemophilia

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis is pleased to announce the official launch of Gene Therapy in Hemophilia: An ISTH Education Initiative.

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09:15 News-Medical.NetCommon cold virus strain could be a breakthrough in bladder cancer treatment

Scientists in the UK have found a new way to treat bladder cancer, using a strain of one of the viruses that cause the common cold. The virus is called Coxsackie virus CVA21, and it was found to be oncolytic, or tumor-destroying.

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05:18 GizmagCommon cold virus targets, and kills, bladder cancer in exciting early human trial


An early-stage study has found a strain of the common cold virus can effectively target and destroy bladder cancer cells. This phase 1 human trial suggests the virus directly induces tumor cell death, and if verified by larger trials could be used in conjunction with other novel immunotherapy treatments.
.. Continue Reading Common cold virus targets, and kills, bladder cancer in exciting early human trial Category: Medical Tags: Cancer University of Surrey Virus

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03:38 Google news Sci/TechStevie Wonder says that he's getting a kidney transplant in fall - AOL

Stevie Wonder says that he's getting a kidney transplant in fall  AOL Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall.
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19:59 Google news Sci/TechStevie Wonder said he's getting a kidney transplant this fall - KHQ Right Now

Stevie Wonder said he's getting a kidney transplant this fall  KHQ Right NowStevie Wonder reveals he's getting a kidney transplant  CBS NewsStevie Wonder says he’ll undergo kidney transplant later this year  Fox NewsStevie Wonder to Undergo Kidney Transplant  The Daily BeastStevie Wonder reveals he is to step back from music for kidney transplant  Evening StandardView full coverage on Google News

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17:30 Google news Sci/TechStevie Wonder reveals he's getting a kidney transplant - CBS News

Stevie Wonder reveals he's getting a kidney transplant  CBS NewsStevie Wonder says he’ll undergo kidney transplant later this year  Fox NewsStevie Wonder tells fans he will have kidney transplant  BBC NewsStevie Wonder reveals he is to step back from music for kidney transplant  Evening StandardStevie Wonder to Undergo Kidney Transplant  The Daily BeastView full coverage on Google News

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13:34 Google news Sci/TechStevie Wonder says he’ll undergo kidney transplant later this year - Fox News

Stevie Wonder says he’ll undergo kidney transplant later this year  Fox NewsStevie Wonder tells fans he will have kidney transplant  BBC NewsStevie Wonder announces he'll be having kidney surgery in September  CNNStevie Wonder will have kidney transplant surgery in September  Detroit Free PressStevie Wonder to Undergo Kidney Transplant  The Daily BeastView full coverage on Google News

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11:07 Google news Sci/TechStevie Wonder announces hiatus for kidney transplant - NBC News

Stevie Wonder announces hiatus for kidney transplant  NBC NewsStevie Wonder Says He Needs Kidney Transplant Amid Dialysis Rumors  TMZStevie Wonder to Undergo Kidney Transplant  The Daily BeastStevie Wonder announces he'll be having kidney surgery in September  CNNStevie Wonder tells fans he will have kidney transplant  BBC NewsView full coverage on Google News

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