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‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »

Medical News Today: Osteoporosis breakthrough: Bone mass increased by 800 percent

A groundbreaking set of studies has found that blocking certain receptors in the brain leads to the growth of remarkably strong bones. Could a new osteoporosis treatment be on the horizon? Osteoporosis most commonly affects older women. Primarily a disease of old age, osteoporosis can cause bones to become gradually weaker. Over time, bones become… Read More »

Breakthrough Treatment Could Protect People With Peanut Allergies

There are no treatment options approved for peanut allergy, which is commonly found in American children. But new findings presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting and published in The New England Journal of Medicine reveal that a therapy to protect people with this allergy is awaiting review… Read More »