Could a new genetic vector defeat sickle cell anemia?

Could a new genetic vector defeat sickle cell anemia?

Sickle Cell Anemia is a genetic and hereditary disease of the blood. People with this disease have an irregular shape of red blood cells. The National Instutes of Health (NIH) has improved the development of a viral vector to be used for gene therapy for Sickle Cell...
Can a blood test determine our lifespan?

Can a blood test determine our lifespan?

A study conducted by scientists at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing aims to identify biomarkers that can give us information about a person’s lifespan. Scientists have examined the blood of 44,168 people...
Invest in relationships

Invest in relationships

Everyone, for their work, hopes for a fulfilling carreer, there are various ways to achieve this goal, surely one is to cultivate good relationships, inside and outside the workplace. Good social coonections feed a person’s psychological well-being, which in...
A close look to Zika Virus

A close look to Zika Virus

Are you curious to see the clearest image of the Zika virus? The image of the “colorful” virus, similar to a particular beach ball, has been published on Structure. data as of February 2018 state that the virus has spread to 86 countries. With this new...