The Nobel Prize was awarded by U.S. scientists William Kelin and Gregg Semence, as well as their British counterpart Peter Ratcliff in 2019. They received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine due to their discovery in the field of cancer therapy.
Metformin has shown astounding results in an animal clinical study. The study has established the ability of metformin to influence on the recovery of the myelin sheath in rats. Next year, scientists are going to carry out the research on humans.
Thanks to CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology, scientists were able to significantly suppress the activity of three types of herpes in the human body and achieve 95% virus reduction in the cells!
A cream based on ruxolitinib (a selective inhibitor of Janus kinases) has shown excellent results in patients with vitiligo. The cream significantly improved whole body repigmentation for 52 weeks.
The FDA has approved the first contact lenses indicated to slow myopia in children aged 8 to 12 years.
The bacteria have been found in a sea sponge, living at a depth of about two kilometers in Atlantic Ocean.
The new method, named as “medicine on the reel”, can rid thousands of patients of the need for regular pills intake.
Researchers from the USA have developed a model showing of how highly concentrated antibody solutions are separated into different phases, like water and oil. Such separation may reduce the stability and the shelf life of some drugs, accordingly.
American startup Ventrix has developed and successfully tested VentriGel hydrogel-based remedy for repairing heart damage.
The vaccine is intended for inhalation and works in the lungs causing the body to produce the immune response directly in the lung cells. This approach should allow to use the vaccine in all groups of patients, in contrast to BCG, which has several limitations.