Study identifies a 3-D approach that makes liver cancer cells stop growing

The rapid growth of liver cancer leads to impairments in energy-producing and cell-building processes that can be effectively exploited by the new combination therapy strategy, according to a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. In the study published August 2 in cell metabolismResearchers have discovered that the main type … Read more

Surgical robot developed by Nebraska to be tested in space | Omaha and regional news

MIRA (“Miniature In Vivo Robotic Assistant”) is an investigative robot that will enable surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgeries in any hospital or surgery center, without the need for dedicated space or infrastructure typically required for other “centralized” robotic systems. Weighing just two pounds, the single slit miniature platform is fully robotic and can be … Read more

New research reveals why premature babies who are fed breast milk are healthier than babies fed formula.

Human breast milk has long been considered “liquid gold” among doctors who treat premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). “Preterm infants” who are breastfed are healthier, on average, than those fed formula. Why this is true, however, has remained a mystery. New research from the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute … Read more

Special Edition supports a national program to improve access to PrEP to prevent the spread of HIV

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have contributed to a special issue of Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Including studies and comments supporting a national program to improve access to PrEP, a drug that prevents the spread of HIV. The policy proposal for the national PrEP was released in December … Read more

The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center, Office of the State Medical Examiner Dedicates a New Common Facility | education

The new building at The Ohio State University Health Sciences Center that will house new school facilities and the eastern office of the state’s Chief Medical Examiner received the official induction to the community Thursday. An open house was held and ribbon-cut for the recently completed North Hall on campus at 1111 W. 17th St. … Read more