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A study conducted by a team of scientists from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh have found that the HIV-1 virus can be shut down using gene editing technology.

Gene Editing Possible to Kick HIV Virus Out; Once and For All [VIDEO]

May 03, 2017 AM EDT A recent study on gene editing found that HIV virus could be eradicated. After a comprehensive study, scientists have learned that CRISPR/Cas9 could get rid of the virus from tissues.

  A new study in Ontario, Canada analyzed stroke and dementia demographics and found that there is a positive side effect of stroke prevention for dementia.

Study Says It Takes One Punch to Reduce Dementia and Stroke Risks [VIDEO]

May 04, 2017 AM EDT According to recent study in Canada, stroke prevention could be the key to dementia prevention. Both are found to have similar health condition.

Using Walking Speed To Detect Cardiac Problems

MIT CSAIL's New System Can Detect Cardiac Disease Wirelessly [VIDEO]

May 03, 2017 AM EDT MIT's CSAIL detects health problems by analyzing how fast people walk through a wireless device

Sun Exposure

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Due To Sunscreen Use, AOA Study Says [VIDEO]

May 04, 2017 AM EDT Adequate exposure to the sun without the use of sunscreen can help increase vitamin D.

Nanotechnology and Cancer

Tumor-Shrinking Nanoparticle May Be The Cure For Cancer, Mayo Clinic Researchers Find [VIDEO]

May 03, 2017 AM EDT This new method shrinks cancer tumors and prevents recurrence.

The Brain

How To Keep Clients Interested: University Of Kansas Paves Way For New Marketing Strategies [VDEO]

May 03, 2017 AM EDT Marketers could potentially use this study to craft new ways to entice people.

Students studying

Stanford Study Suggests Classroom Resources Improve Students’ Final Grade [VIDEO]

May 05, 2017 AM EDT Stanford University study suggests that when students reflect on their classroom resources when they study, they tend to have better final grades compared to their peers.

Smoking

University Of Pennsylvania Says Smoking Increases Chances Of Coronary Heart Disease [VIDEO]

May 03, 2017 AM EDT Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

Transplants, even with infected kidneys, can still be cured

UPenn Study Shows Kidney Transplants May Be A Cure For Hepatitis C [VIDEO]

May 02, 2017 AM EDT Patients transplanted with kidneys from donors infected with the Hepatitis C virus can be cured of the disease.

Pregnant women are not more susceptible to skin cancer

Pregnant Women and Melanoma: American College of Surgeons Study Says Pregnancy is Not A Risk Factor [VIDEO]

May 02, 2017 AM EDT While melanoma is the most common type of cancer, pregnant women are not more at risk of it.

Fighting Colorectal Cancer

MIT Researchers Uses CRISPR To Find A Faster Solution To Colon Cancer [VIDEO]

May 02, 2017 AM EDT MIT scientists used the gene-editing tool to create colon cancer tumors. This will allow them to understand how colorectal cancer progresses and spreads in the body

A New Cure For HIV

Temple University Research Shows Promise In Eliminating The HIV Virus [VIDEO]

May 02, 2017 AM EDT Scientists from Temple University said that they were able to eliminate HIV virus in mice models using CRISPR

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