Plaster which sticks inside the mouth will revolutionize treatment of oral conditions

A plaster which sticks to the inside of your mouth is revolutionising the treatment of painful recurring ulcers. Scientists from the University of Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry, working in close collaboration with Dermtreat A/S from Copenhagen, have developed a unique patch using special polymers which are able to stick to moist surfaces. The patch […]

CRISPR editing reduces repetitive behavior in mice with a form of autism

Researchers injected gold nanoparticles (upper right) carrying CRISPR-Cas9 into the brains of mice with fragile X syndrome to edit DNA (scissors) and knock out a neurotransmitter receptor, which reduced exaggerated repetitive behavior typical of autism spectrum disorder. Credit: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Researchers injected gold nanoparticles (upper right) carrying CRISPR-Cas9 […]

Can the kids wait? Today’s youngsters able to delay gratification longer than those of the 1960s

Some 50 years since the original “marshmallow test” in which most preschoolers gobbled up one treat immediately rather than wait several minutes to get two, today’s youngsters may be able to delay gratification significantly longer to get that extra reward. This was the key finding of a new study published by the American Psychological Association. […]

AbbVie and Calibr collaborate to develop T-cell therapies aimed at cancer

AbbVie , a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, and Calibr, a nonprofit drug discovery division of Scripps Research, today announced a collaboration to develop T-cell therapies aimed primarily at cancer, including solid tumors. This collaboration broadens AbbVie’s oncology research to access advanced precision medicine technology to expand the development of potentially life-changing treatments for patients with […]

Why do newborn babies grunt?

Is newborn grunting normal? What causes newborn grunting? Related symptoms Newborn grunting vs. constipation Home remedies Learning to pass stools Irregular breathing Trapped mucus GER When to see a doctor Meningitis Sepsis Heart failure Takeaway Usually, newborns grunt when they learn how to pass stool. However, this grunting can occasionally indicate a health issue, such […]