Just in time for one of the most sugar-centric days of the year, this: By the time a child is 10, it’s likely they’ve consumed the recommended allowance of sugar for an 18-year-old, according to a recent
Studies of human monoclonal antibodies isolated from survivors of coronavirus-induced severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS) are unveiling surprising immune defense tactics against fatal viruses.
For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is necessary to survive, it can be a jolting overture of mortality.
Experimental gene therapy cassettes for Duchenne muscular dystrophy have been modified to deliver better performance. The cassettes, which carry the therapy into muscle cells, contain newer versions of a miniaturized treatment gene.
Nearly one in 10 patients with end-stage kidney failure undergoes toe, foot, or leg amputation in their last year of life. During this time, these patients have prolonged stays in healthcare settings and limited access to hospice services.