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Automated liquid handling in pharmaceutical research

In developing antisense therapeutics, scientists at Ionis evaluate thousands of oligonucleotides. One of my responsibilities is to oversee the QC and management of oligonucleotides used in target screening.

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Alzheimer’s research raises questions on the role of infection

Alzheimer’s research raises questions on the role of infection

A new study has shown that A-beta (Aβ), the protein that forms β-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease, is a normal part of the immune system - raising questions about the role infection plays in Alzheimer’s disease and whether current treatment strategies should be changed.

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Creating reference standards for cannabis testing

The issue now is that there is no continuity across states regarding regulations of residues contained in cannabis. As the markets grow so do the regulations, or at least they should, to ensure the safe consumption of medicinal cannabis or recreational cannabis.

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Is Smoking Shisha Harmful?

Is Smoking Shisha Harmful?

Smoking shisha is a form of smoking tobacco that was established in Persia and India centuries ago. It is also called hookah, narghile, argileh, waterpipe, goza or hubble bubble smoking.

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Transplanted human stool may offer treatment hope for ulcerative colitis patients

Transplanted human stool may offer treatment hope for ulcerative colitis patients

Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) may improve their symptoms with a transplantation of healthy stool from donors, according to Australian researchers.

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Could whole-mount scanning of breast tissue lead to better clinical outcomes?

For whole-specimen imaging, we produce tissue sections that have the same area as the entire bread loaf slice. The slides can be quite large; for a mastectomy they could have dimensions as great as 125 mm x 175 mm.

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Health A to Z

Sarcomas, latest developments in diagnosis and treatment

Sarcomas are rare tumours of connective tissue, and as a result they can affect any part of the body. These are tumours of fat, nerves, bone, tendons, muscle and skin.

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Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a debilitating and fatal lung disease that affects approximately 3 million people worldwide. Despite the condition killing more people every year than some cancers it remains relatively unheard of, frequently misdiagnosed and little understood.

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The Risks of Prediabetes

While many are familiar with type 2 diabetes, few are aware of prediabetes, a serious health condition that affects 86 million Americans (more than one in three adults) and often leads to type 2 diabetes.

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Hidden signs of heart problems

Since 1 in 4 deaths in the UK are related to a heart or circulatory disease, addressing heart health is a concern of national importance. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in men over 50, and an estimated 7 million of us are living with an undiagnosed risk factor – high blood pressure.

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New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

New Approaches for Fighting Demodex Mites

Demodex mites are one of the most challenging problems that ophthalmologists and optometrists face in the routine care of their patients.

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New tuberculosis technologies

In many countries, the private health sector is a dominant provider. In 12/22 countries with the greatest TB burden, the private sector is a major source of TB care.

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