Inexpensive Drug May Down Treatment-resistance in Leukemia

Leukemia is a group of blood cancers that results in excess amounts of white blood cells. There are both chronic forms of leukemia that progress slowly over many years and acute types of leukemia that evolve rapidly. AML affects more than 20,000 people in the United...

Friends and I are going out tonight. Wish me luck.

Going out to a bar to play pool. Second time ever at a bar. At the point where I'm hungry but too stressed to eat. Wish me luck. submitted by /u/Wesley2000 [link] [comments]The post appeared first on Social Anxiety

Zika Virus Could Help Treat Brain Cancer: Here’s How

Rana’s group used the CRISPR Cas9 gene-editing tool in order to edit all the genes of human (a type of brain cancer) stem cells grown in 3D culture in tissue culture flasks. Each variant of the gene-edited glioblastoma stem cells were exposed to Zika virus to...

Studying Drug Dosage Completed During an Ebola Outbreak

It used the treatment of Ebola virus disease during the 2015 outbreak in Sierra Leone.‘Pharmacokinetic studies help provide clinical insights, especially in small or quick outbreaks where there are only few patients enrolled in trials to provide definitive evidence of...

New Method Identifies Algal Toxin in Human Urine

Blooms of toxin-producing algae exploded in both fresh and salt water ecosystems in southern Florida during the summer months of 2018, impacting wildlife and humans living in these marine environments. During harmful algal blooms, species of cyanobacteria release...