Elsevier has recently launched a book titled “Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic” that aims at contributing to epigenetical research that involves recent laboratory procedures or techniques, recent research innovations, critical medical barriers, or any latest knowledge.
Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) have developed a vaccine that could support the body to attack Alzheimer’s plaques and tangles before they begin to lock up the brain. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia found in older. The beta-amyloid proteins get stuck together and form tangles of tau proteins in the […]
In a groundbreaking development, researchers at the University of Alabama have successfully transplanted genetically modified pig kidneys into a brain-dead human patient, marking a significant advancement in xenotransplantation. Unlike previous attempts, the pig kidneys rapidly produced urine and cleared the patient’s body of creatinine, vital indicators of kidney function. This achievement was attributed to genetic […]
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s settlement with Henrietta Lacks’s family, whose cells were used for research without consent, raises ethical and legal considerations. The agreement follows decades of debate over the unauthorized use of her HeLa cells, which led to scientific breakthroughs. Legal experts and researchers highlight the case’s significance, emphasizing the need for transparency and accountability. […]