May lead to better treatments for deadliest form of lung cancer
Great gains have been made in the field of stem cell research, especially in the last five years, using immune cells to treat cancer.
A large amount of lungs donated cannot be used for transplantation. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Skåne University Hospital have conducted an animal study bringing hope that more donor lungs could be used in the future. The researchers have launched a pilot study to investigate whether the treatment will have the same positive effects on human beings.
A team of University of British Columbia researchers working on developing oral insulin tablets as a replacement for daily insulin injections have made a game-changing discovery.
A new study by Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers suggests that epigenetic age acceleration is associated with lower odds of living to be 90 years old and also being physically mobile and having intact mental function.