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diseaseCRISPR-Cas9 has been use to stop HIV in infected T cells

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Scientists in Japan have used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to stop human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) replication in latently infected T cells that can’t be controlled using existing drug treatments. The gene-editing approach effectively disrupts two regulatory HIV-1 genes, tat and …

alzheimer'sUnited Neuroscience using endobody vaccines against Alzheimers

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United Neuroscience (UNS) endobody vaccines train the body to develop its own defense against agents of chronic disease. Vaccines have been one of the most effective and impactful medicines in history. Vaccines historically target exogenous pathogens outside the body associated …

antiagingWe have molecular structure of telomerase which could accelerate antiaging results

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Researchers have the molecular structure of telomerase. This should speed up the discovery of the best activators and inhibitors of telomerase. Good activators of telomerase has been shown to boost the lifespan of mice by 20%. Nature – Cryo-EM structure …

foodMicrobiome understanding could be used to improve human health and boost agriculture

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Scientists at Penn State are at the forefront of microbiome research. Growing understanding of these microscopic organisms is changing the way we treat diseases, grow crops, and create everyday products. New high-throughput sequencing technologies uncover a world of interacting microorganisms. …

age reversalGeorge Church there is eye-popping anti-aging results in mice and age reversing tests on dogs

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Rejuvenate Bio is a stealth startup that is working on reversing aging in dogs and then will try to reverse aging in humans. George Church is a cofounder. George Church is a Harvard Professor -serial entrepreneur of many multi-million dollar …

gdpCollecting 15% of GDP for infrastructure and healthcare can boost GDP of developing countries

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According to the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific – ESCAP’s long-running flagship publication – developing economies are on track to record an overall growth rate of 5.8 percent in 2017, compared with 5.4 percent the previous …

antiagingFinnish study is more evidence for life extending effect of increased toughness

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A study of Finnish adults found that hitting the sauna four times a week lowered stroke risk, echoing previous research that found heat therapy has positive effects on the cardiovascular system. Older adults who like to bask in the heat …

antiagingAubrey de Grey and West of AgeX talk about embryonic regeneration and reversing aging

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Michael D. West 2018 Presentation at The World Stem Cell Summit on “Stem Cell Innovations That Will Change the World” Michael D. West, Ph.D., CEO of AgeX Therapeutics, discusses the medical regeneration revolution by looking back at how advances in …

diseaseArtificial pancreas shows improved results but longer studies needed to show cost effectiveness

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Artificial pancreas treatment, also referred to as closed loop glucose control, is an emerging treatment option combining an insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring with a control algorithm to deliver insulin in a glucose responsive manner (that is, a single …

crisprGene therapy treatment for blood disease approved in Europe

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Genetically modification of humans has been been approved for the first time in Europe. Swiss-based biotech company Crispr Therapeutics hope to find a way of curing blood disease beta thalassaemia. China has approved similar gene therapy trials. A trial into …