Every day 12 Australian diabetics have a limb amputated because of a non-healing wound. Globally, it’s one every 30 seconds. A molecule produced by a Thai liver parasite could be the solution to those non-healing wounds – and scientists from the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) in Cairns are now able to produce a version of the molecule on a large enough scale to make it available for laboratory tests and eventually clinical trials.
Faulty Immune Cells May Play Role in Alopecia, Other Forms of Baldness
At the TPU International Cultural Center a science and technology project session was held in the framework of the U-NOVUS Forum. At the plenary meeting, participants presented outcomes of their work aimed at overcoming technological barriers for successful implementation of the priorities of the Strategy for Science and Technology Development of Russia (SSTDR) and National Technology Initiative (NTI).
In a randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers at Stanford and more than 100 other medical centers, psoriatic arthritis patients given an injectable biologic drug for 24 weeks showed substantial improvement compared with patients who received placebo injections.
A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce.
Because of its quick lethality to freshly hatched flies and the ability to halt egg production, the artificial sweetener behind Truvia could be a potent but safe pesticide, according to a new study by Drexel University researchers.