Hydrogen Peroxide is a chemical used in bleaches, dyes, cleansers, antiseptics, and disinfectants. In a concentrated form, it is toxic and irritating to tissues.
Over the past two years, Madeline Beal has heard frustration and even bewilderment during public meetings about ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing gas that is used to sterilize half of the medical devices in the U.S.
A recent Cell study showed how a high-fat diet and antibiotic exposure could trigger sorbitol intolerance by depleting Clostridia from the gut microbiota.
Researchers explored the effects of a small humanin-like peptide 2 (SHLP2) variant on mitochondrial function.
Monitoring glucose levels is one of the key elements in health monitoring. A research team has now developed a battery-independent fluorescent nanosensor based on single-wall carbon nanotubes and an inactive form of the enzyme glucose oxidase (GOx).
A new Phase Ib/II study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Moffitt Cancer Center found that combining sensitizing drugs with a specific form of radiation therapy may be more effective in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer, yielding a higher progression-free survival (PFS) and overall response rate (ORR).
Study investigates the effects of a loss-of-function mutation in the OXR1 gene on neurodevelopment and cellular functions in the human brain. The research shows that OXR1 deficiency impairs neural differentiation, increases sensitivity to oxidative stress, and alters histone methylation, impacting brain development and potentially contributing to neurological disorders.
In 2021, a Northwestern University-led research team received a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract worth up to $33 million to develop an implantable "living pharmacy" to control the human body's sleep/wake cycles.
A rapid diagnostic method for double-strand breaks (DSBs), Sperm deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Fragmentation (SDF) Releasing Assay (SDFR).
In a recent study published in npj Regenerative Medicine, researchers discuss the ability of melanin nanoparticles to support wound recovery in mice. The effects at histological and gene levels were explored and confirmed on biomimetic models and human skin explants.
Researchers discover a sustainable way to repurpose tart cherry waste, harnessing its bioactive compounds for skin care applications. The study reveals that these extracts significantly protect human skin cells from oxidative stress, offering an eco-friendly solution to both food waste and skin health.
UCLA researchers have developed a new treatment method using a tiny nanocapsule to help boost the immune response, making it easier for the immune system to fight and kill solid tumors.
Researchers have developed a new blood test that measures mitochondrial DNA damage as a potential marker for Parkinson's disease (PD). The study shows the test could aid in diagnosing PD and assessing responses to LRRK2 kinase inhibitors, which may help in reducing mitochondrial damage in PD patients.
Every year, respiratory syncytial viruses (RSV) cause countless respiratory infections worldwide. For infants, young children and people with preexisting conditions, the virus can be life-threatening.
Researchers assess the effectiveness of three types of mouthwash in reducing the viral load of SARS-CoV-2 in the saliva of infected individuals.
In this interview, Master Bond describes the features and benefits of medical grade adhesives for medical device manufacturing.
When Janet Cruz lost an April election for a Tampa City Council seat, she became a political casualty of an increasingly high-stakes debate over recycled water.
The opportunities and challenges of sweat-based wearables for monitoring metabolic syndrome.
Hairdressers, beauticians, and accountants are among certain job roles that may be associated with a heightened risk of ovarian cancer, finds a case-control study published online in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
A vaccine originally developed to prevent bacteria-caused diarrhea has now also been found to help infant nonhuman primates grow faster, according to a new study published in Nature Communications.
Activation of the NRF2 transcription factor shows promise as a potential treatment approach for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a condition associated with oxidative stress and liver damage. By screening FDA-approved drugs, researchers identified six compounds that enhanced NRF2 activity and demonstrated protective effects against oxidative stress and lipid accumulation.