Medications

Scientists say eye-disease drug may also help fight COVID

An interdisciplinary research team led by UCLA found that a drug already approved by the Food and Drug Administration for eye disease, verteporfin, stopped the replication of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Their ...

Medical research

Mapping human brain development

The human brain is probably the most complex organ in the entire living world and has long been an object of fascination for researchers. However, studying the brain, and especially the genes and molecular switches that regulate ...

Cardiology

Imaging method shows beating, development in human heart model

Researchers have been using organoids—3D organ-like, tightly-packed cell cultures—as models to study organ development, disease and drug discovery with excellent success. However, most existing imaging methods are limited ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Warning signs for dementia found in the blood

Researchers at the DZNE and the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have identified molecules in the blood that can indicate impending dementia. Their findings, which are presented in the scientific journal EMBO Molecular ...

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