Gene editing and CRISPR typically target disease-causing mutated genes by eliminating the bad gene altogether.
Menopause may hold a key to understanding the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
From smart inhalers to injections to wearables, researchers are finding new ways to improve asthma treatment.
As cancer rates rise among younger adults, researchers look for new screening and treatment options.
Moving beyond wearable sensors, researchers are creating ingestible ones.
Micro- and nanorobots prepare to advance medicine.
For individuals with Type 1 or insulin-requiring Type 2 diabetes, new technology may offer something they desperately need, but is now nigh impossible: the ability to maintain ideal blood glucose levels all day, every day.
FIGURE 1 Bryan Mazlish
One problem is that glucose levels can fluctuate
FIGURE 1 Leonard D’Avolio, Ph.D.
When Leonard D’Avolio (Figure 1: Photo courtesy of Cyft) was working on his Ph.D. degree in biomedical informatics, he saw the power of machine learning in transforming multiple industries; health care, however, was not among them. “The reason that Amazon, Netflix,
Technologies such as wearable robotics and virtual reality provide options to help stroke survivors get moving again.
Recently, the opioid epidemic is dominating news headlines and inspiring greater calls for political action in the United States. While opioid addiction isn’t a new issue, its devastating consequences are now being felt across the country. New and emerging treatments for opioid addiction hope to offer solutions to this crisis.