SJU conducts webinar on ‘Recent trends in Biotechnology’ – Morung Express

Dimapur, November 27 (MExN): The Department of Biotechnology, St Joseph University (SJU) Dimapur, organized an international webinar on ‘Recent trends in Biotechnology’ on November 27. It was attended by faculties, research scholars and students...

uniQure Stocks Up With First Phase III Results of Hemophilia B Gene Therapy

Gene therapies for the rare blood clotting disorder hemophilia B have taken a step closer to the market as Dutch developer uniQure became the first to release interim phase III results last week.Hemophilia is...

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Thought LeadersDr. Nirmal RobinsonDr. Vincenzo DesiderioDr. Antonio Barbieri News-Medical spoke to researchers Dr. Nirmal Robinson, Dr. Vincenzo Desiderio, and Dr. Antonio Barbieri about their latest research into beta-blockers, and how they could potentially...

Irreversible hotter and drier climate over inner East Asia

Heatwaves pushing Mongolia’s climate to a tipping point Credit: Ken Shono, Unsplash Mongolia’s semi-arid plateau may soon become as barren as parts of the American Southwest due to...

AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Proves Its Worth in Phase III

A much anticipated Covid-19 vaccine, developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, achieved 70% efficacy in phase III interim data. While less effective on paper, it could prove cheaper and easier to distribute...

ECDC and WHO call for improved HIV testing in Europe

AIDS-free future at stake Credit: ECDC The number of people living with undiagnosed HIV is increasing in the WHO European Region. According to data published today by ECDC...

Mystery behind an enigmatic organelle solved

Carbon is one of the main building blocks for life on Earth. It's abundant in our planet's atmosphere, where it's found in the form of carbon dioxide. Carbon makes its way into Earthlings' bodies...

Multi-Attribute Methods Supporting Quality Assessments of Therapeutic Proteins

Biotherapeutics require extensive characterization and quality control (QC) testing prior to product release. These tests are resource intensive, time-consuming, and require updating as manufacturing processes are improved or new analytical instruments with greater sensitivity...

An Autologous Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Cell therapies hold great promise to treat Parkinson’s disease, but there’s an ongoing debate over how to best do this. One group—and I am firmly in this camp—maintains an autologous therapy, derived from a...

Quantum nanodiamonds may help detect disease earlier

The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests, potentially allowing for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV, according to a study led by UCL...