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Next Generation Gene Therapy for Fanconi Anemia Disorder Using CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology–-Does This Approach Open Doors for Treating Other Rare Diseases?

Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D., discusses how gene therapy, specifically gene editing technology called CRISPR-Cas9 signals hope for Fanconi anemia and other blood diseases.

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Carbon Nanotube Speakers Play Music With Heat

Carbon nanotube speakers play music using heat and two Michigan Tech graduate students received an award recently for their work improving the technology.

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UAB’s ROSA Robot Guides New Epilepsy Procedure

UAB is one of the only medical centers in the US using the ROSA robot in stereotactic EEG, to better find the origin of seizures in the brains of epilepsy patients prior to surgery.

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Hysterectomy May Indicate Cardiovascular Risk in Women Under Age 50

Hysterectomy may be a marker of early cardiovascular risk and disease, especially in women under 35, according to Mayo Clinic experts.

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Overcoming Why a New Treatment Is Resisted by Lung Cancer

A promising agent for the treatment of cancer has so far had little effect on the most common lung tumours, but new research from The University of Manchester has suggested how this resistance might be overcome.

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Simple Procedure Using a Nasal Balloon Can Help Treat Hearing Loss in Children

For children with a common middle-ear problem, a simple procedure with a nasal balloon can reduce the impact of hearing loss and avoid unnecessary and ineffective use of antibiotics, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Southampton.

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Insulin resistance increases risk for Alzheimer’s disease, new Iowa State study finds

An Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology, found a strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline, increasing the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Tiny Mechanical Wrist Gives New Dexterity to Needlescopic Surgery

A Vanderbilt research team has successfully created a mechanical wrist less than 1/16th of an inch thick -- small enough to use in needlescopic surgery, the least invasive form of minimally invasive surgery.

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Diagnostic Tests in Less Than 15 Minutes

‘A lab at the tip of your finger’: New technology is the first of its kind to utilize only a single drop of capillary or whole blood