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Possible dementia biomarkers in blood identified

Researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai have identified four blood proteins that could serve as early biomarkers for dementia. This is important news because early, pre-symptomatic diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia could be a big step in...

Monoclonals for Severe Asthma

Severe asthma affects between nine and 15 million people worldwide, causing chest tightness and difficulty breathing in addition to frequent asthma attacks that sometimes require hospitalization. It is usually treated with inhaled corticosteroids such as fluticasone...

ADC to Help People with Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease is a set of genetic conditions where abnormalities in the structure of hemoglobin cause red blood cells to take on a long, curved, sickle-like shape, which can then impede blood flow. Gene therapies may make a huge difference in the lives of...

Nobel Prize Awarded for mRNA Vaccines against COVID

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced today, and has been awarded to Drs. Karolin Karikó and Drew Weissman for their “discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19”....