Neuroscience

Developing a new human cell line to study blinding eye disorders

Under the direction of Boyd Professor Nicolas Bazan, MD, Ph.D., scientists at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence have developed a new, experimental human cell line from retinal pigment epithelial cells. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the coronavirus attacks the heart

The coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 can cause severe organ damage in humans. Heart complications are one of the possible consequences of an infection. In addition, the virus also attacks the heart directly, can cause myocarditis and ...

Medications

NSAID improves vascular health in adults with severe depression

Science has long established a link between depression and cardiovascular disease, but the precise nature of the connection is less clear. In a new proof-of-concept study, researchers worked to zero in on the mechanism behind ...

Medications

Herbal supplement shows promise against lung cancer

Berberine, a natural compound found in plants such as barberry and goldenseal, suppresses the proliferation of lung cancer cells in the lab, new research shows. It also reduces airway inflammation and damage to healthy lung ...

page 2 from 40