“Our challenge is to understand why patients with severe cases of COVID-19 are so prone to the development of these clots in big and small blood vessels throughout the body. ” Prof Nicola Mutch from the University of Aberdeen
Health Charities Plea for Drug Approval Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: #DMD
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)is a life-limiting muscle-wasting condition.
The Tiny ‘Stars’ Helping to Heal
Inspired by a parasitic worm that digs its sharp teeth into its host’s intestines, Johns Hopkins researchers in the USA have designed tiny, star-shaped microdevices that can latch onto intestinal mucosa and release drugs into the body.
Diphtheria Vaccine #OnThisDay
On 1st of November 1894 Dr Emile Roux, France, announced the development of a vaccine for diphtheria.
New Research Improving Outcomes for the Many Patients who Suffer from Sight-Threatening Diseases
There are 285 million people who are visually impaired, of which 39 million are blind according to figures from the World Health Organisation.