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Virtual Knee Replacement Rehab Shown Less Costly

Knee joint X-ray

Early results from a clinical trial show a virtual rehabilitation program for people with total knee replacement surgery works as well as conventional rehab methods, but at a lower cost. . . . → Read More: Virtual Knee Replacement Rehab Shown Less Costly

Improving Doctors’ Response to Health and Safety Accidents

It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that the regulations on the workplace are not only respected but also fully relevant to their professional activities. . . . → Read More: Improving Doctors’ Response to Health and Safety Accidents

Model Biotech Materials Sharing Agreement Unveiled

Lab jars and beakers

A document with standard legal language for terms and conditions of sharing biotechnology materials is now available for academic and industry research labs. . . . → Read More: Model Biotech Materials Sharing Agreement Unveiled

Six Ideas for Combating Cancer, the Emperor of Maladies

There are advancements in medicine every day that allow for new treatments and discoveries to emerge in the battle against cancer. . . . → Read More: Six Ideas for Combating Cancer, the Emperor of Maladies

Small Business Grant Aims to Cut Animals in Toxicity Testing

Lab mouse

A grant from National Institute of Health supports work by a start-up enterprise in Indiana to better estimate doses needed to test drugs for toxicity and reduce the number of animals needed for those tests. . . . → Read More: Small Business Grant Aims to Cut Animals in Toxicity Testing

Brain-Controlled Home Rehab for Stroke in Development

Brain cell networks

A robotic system for home use to help people recovering from a stroke regain use of their upper bodies is in development by an engineering lab, rehabilitation hospital, and 2 companies in Texas. . . . → Read More: Brain-Controlled Home Rehab for Stroke in Development

Electro-Pharmaceutical Device Tested to Heal Nerve Injuries

Neuron

An implanted electronic device is shown in tests with lab rats to help heal peripheral nerve injuries, after which the device degrades and is absorbed into the body. . . . → Read More: Electro-Pharmaceutical Device Tested to Heal Nerve Injuries

Cancer Antibody Trials Stopped After Patient Death

Stop signs graphic

Two clinical trials testing synthetic antibodies designed to treat blood-related cancers were stopped by their developer after a participant in one trial died from adverse effects. . . . → Read More: Cancer Antibody Trials Stopped After Patient Death

Prenatal Genome Edits Prevent Inherited Liver Disorder

Editing DNA

Research with lab mice shows prenatal genome editing with techniques including Crispr can correct an inherited defect associated with a fatal congenital liver disorder. . . . → Read More: Prenatal Genome Edits Prevent Inherited Liver Disorder

Start-Up Developing Immunometabolism Therapies, Gains $30M Funding

T-cells illustration

A start-up enterprise founded by medical researchers in the U.S. and Europe is developing treatments for cancer and autoimmune disorders that change chemical reactions in immune system cells. . . . → Read More: Start-Up Developing Immunometabolism Therapies, Gains $30M Funding