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Hybrid Donor-Acceptor Polymer Particles, skin damage, aging, Post-Traumatic Stress, Diabetes, body on a chip, smoking, lupus, dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Polymer Nanoparticle Shows Ability to Locate and Treat Breast Tumors

One major problem in treating cancer is identifying the location of small tumors and treating them before they metastasize. In an effort to overcome that...
Osteoarthritis, human liver, Head Impacts, stress, injuries, kidney function, cancer, living tissue structures, Mobility Assessment, heart attack, blood pressure, Severe Asthma

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Detect Molecular Biomarker for Osteoarthritis

For the first time, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of...
Hybrid Donor-Acceptor Polymer Particles, skin damage, aging, Post-Traumatic Stress, Diabetes, body on a chip, smoking, lupus, dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Sun Can Damage Skin Any Time of the Year

Skin damage from unprotected exposure to the sun can occur any time of year, even during the winter. “The highest level of concern is usually...
Osteoarthritis, human liver, Head Impacts, stress, injuries, kidney function, cancer, living tissue structures, Mobility Assessment, heart attack, blood pressure, Severe Asthma

Scientists Create Most Sophisticated Human Liver Model Yet

Scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed the most sophisticated mini-livers to date. These organoids can potentially help scientists better understand certain...
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For Older Adults, Four-Pronged Approach Can Contribute to Healthy Aging

Well, that’s not going to just happen. It’ll take some effort – especially if you’re already 65 or older. “It can be hard for older...
Hybrid Donor-Acceptor Polymer Particles, skin damage, aging, Post-Traumatic Stress, Diabetes, body on a chip, smoking, lupus, dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Noninvasive Brainwave Technology Improved Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Military Personnel

A noninvasive brainwave mirroring technology significantly reduced symptoms of post-traumatic stress in military personnel in a pilot study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical...
Hybrid Donor-Acceptor Polymer Particles, skin damage, aging, Post-Traumatic Stress, Diabetes, body on a chip, smoking, lupus, dementia, digestive system, Head Impact, blood pressure, Pancreatic Cancer, Regenerative Medicine Therapies, Cardiometabolic Health, Kidney Function, Cocaine addiction, Opioid Analgesic, Asthma, Antidepressants, breast cancer

Can a Common Ingredient in Laundry Detergent Help Advance Diabetes Research?

Two oxygen-producing compounds – including one that boosts performance in some laundry detergents – might one day play a key role in helping scientists...
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New Study Investigates Effectiveness of Nanoscale Nuclear Waste Filter

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are investigating the effectiveness of a nanoscale “sponge” that could help filter out dangerous radioactive particles...