Phages help reverse antibiotic resistance in dangerous superbug

Scientists investigated phages that can kill the world’s leading superbug, Acinetobacter baumannii, which is responsible for up to 20% of infections in intensive care units. Acinetobacter; Image credit: CDC A major risk of being hospitalized is catching a bacterial infection. Hospitals, especially areas including intensive care units and surgical wards, are teeming with bacteria, some […]

Simulations open a new way to reverse cell aging

Single-Cell Transcriptomic Analysis of Human Skin Aging. Credit: IOZ Research findings by a KAIST team provide insight into the complex mechanism of cellular senescence and present a potential therapeutic strategy for reducing age-related diseases associated with the accumulation of senescent cells. Simulations that model molecular interactions have identified an enzyme that could be targeted to […]

CHOP researchers reverse severe lymphatic disorder in patient with Noonan syndrome

Philadelphia, November 20, 2020–Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have resolved a severe lymphatic disorder in a girl with Noonan Syndrome that had led to upper gastrointestinal bleeding, fluid collection around the lungs, and numerous surgeries that had been unable to resolve her symptoms. By identifying a genetic mutation along a pathway related to […]

Canadian discovery: A potential game-changer to reverse alcohol intoxication

TORONTO (Nov. 12, 2020) – A staggering 3 million deaths occur every year as result from harmful use of alcohol, according to the World Health Organization. Present in alcoholic drinks, ethanol, normally referred to as ‘alcohol’, affects every part of the human body. Brain function, circulation and even nail growth are impacted. When a certain […]