Researchers Have Found an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease in DNA Modification
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Researchers Have Found an Early Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease in DNA Modification

  In February 2020, Epigenetics published results of a study reporting that researchers have found an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease in DNA modification (methylation) that had been overlooked. Patients…

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New Equity Investment Aims to Develop New Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug
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New Equity Investment Aims to Develop New Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Drug

According to a story from CureDuchenne, the biotechnology company Dyne Therapeutics recently announced that CureDuchenne Ventures has made an equity investment that will support the development of all new precision…

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“Stay at Home Right Now- Because My Kid Can’t” : A Mother Talks About COVID-19 and Her Immunosuppressed Daughter

Emily Knakmuhs's two-and-a-half-year-old Kennedie had just made it past a tough couple of years. When she was born, her family noticed she wasn't growing, but her pediatrician attributed it to…

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NAFLD Has No Current Treatment Options, but Gastric Bypass Surgery May Be The Answer.

As originally reported in News Medical, a new study suggests that gastric bypass bariatric surgery may be the most effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This disorder currently…

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CRISPR as a Tool to Treat Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
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CRISPR as a Tool to Treat Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

  According to a press release from the Boston Children's Hospital, a study has discovered the efficacy of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology in the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). As…

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Company Raises $80 Million to Develop Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Linked to Rare Mutations
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Company Raises $80 Million to Develop Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Linked to Rare Mutations

According to a story from Fierce Biotech, there have been some impressive advances in the treatment of cystic fibrosis recently. The latest milestone was in developing and approving the drug…

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