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Promising new sickle cell disease medicine wins FDA approval

This undated image provided by Novartis shows bottles of Novartis’s Adakveo. U.S. regulators have approved the new sickle cell disease medicine that can prevent extremely painful, dangerous “crises” in which misshapen blood cells clump together, reducing blood and oxygen flow. (Novartis via AP) After a recent decision by the FDA a better day could be… Read More »

Stem cell studies offer hope for childhood neurological condition

Two new studies by an international team of researchers report progress in using stem cells to develop new therapies for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a rare genetic condition affecting boys that can be fatal before 10 years of age. Often diagnosed at birth with symptoms of weakness and breathing difficulties, the progressive neurological problems in PMD… Read More »

First 100% carbon solar-energy cell

This special technological progress unveil opportunities to receive economical and useful alternate options for sometimes high priced resources that are used for producing typical solar-energy cells.   -Carbon delivers the possibility to present wonderful benefits at a low cost – states Zhenan Bao, a professor of chemical engineering at Stanford. “As much as we are aware, this… Read More »