NEWS MEDICAL In a "proof of concept" study, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called microRNAs to treat human brain tumors implanted in mice. 3 days
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Scientists create nano-size packets of genetic code aimed at brain cancer 'seed' cells
SCIENCE DAILY In a 'proof of concept' study, scientists say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called microRNAs to treat human... 3 days
Scientists create nano-size packets of genetic code aimed at brain cancer 'seed' cells
PHYS.ORG In a "proof of concept" study, scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully delivered nano-size packets of genetic code called... 3 days
Viral immunotherapy shows promise to treat pediatric brain tumors
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NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have successfully used viral vectors to deliver genetic material to kidney cells. The findings, which... 1 week
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Scientists trigger hot flashes in female and male mice
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Scientists visualize the connections between eye and brain
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Australian scientists crack the genetic code of koalas
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Mice study shows promise for treating genetic conditions during fetal development
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University have for the first time used a gene editing technique to successfully cure a genetic condition in a... 5 days
Neuronal 'barcodes' shape complex networks in the brain
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New lab-on-a-chip technology could soon help detect fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy
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Gene therapy method developed to target damaged kidney cells
SCIENCE DAILY Research has shown, in mice, that genetic material can be delivered to damaged cells in the kidneys, a key step toward developing gene therapy to treat chronic kidney disease. The... 1 week
Experimental drug stops Parkinson's disease progression in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers say they have developed an experimental drug, similar to compounds used to treat diabetes, that slows the progression of Parkinson's disease itself -- as well as its symptoms -- in mice. 2 weeks
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Ludwig-developed antibody drug for deadly brain cancer may have broader applications
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Nano-kirigami with giant optical chirality
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Scientists discover potential approach to treat common cause of dementia and stroke
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New algorithm uses brain scans to tell how smart you are
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Plasma accelerators could overcome size limitations of Large Hadron Collider
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Medical News Today: Existing drug may help to treat aggressive brain cancer
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Existing drug may help to treat aggressive brain cancer
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