Residential school remains could reveal how 215 children lived — and died, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News National Health Canadian Politics Canada A team might be able to identify — just from bones — the signs of disease like tuberculosis, evidence of abuse or malnutrition. DNA would provide more information Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Jun 02, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read… Read More »

Non-Invasive Deep Brain Stimulation Using Ultrasound and Genetic Modification

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique they call sonothermogenetics, which combines ultrasound and genetic modification to achieve non-invasive neural control in deep brain regions. The technique involves using viral vectors to introduce genetic material encoding for ion channels to specific neurons in the brain. An external ultrasound probe can then… Read More »

Newly Approved Lumakras (sotorasib) Fights Lung Cancer Tied to Certain Genes

FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 — A newly approved lung cancer drug shows promise in improving survival in patients whose tumors carry a common and tough-to-treat genetic mutation, researchers say. Sotorasib — brand name Lumakras — was approved May 28 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer… Read More »

The one thing most likely to kill your child this summer (it’s probably not what you think)

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Canada More dangerous than guns, pit bulls and pit bulls with guns Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  3 minute read  •  78 Comments Article content If Summer 2021 plays out like all the others, at least a few… Read More »