Surgery

Self-cut mesh noninferior for pelvic organ prolapse procedure

Using the same titanium-coated polypropylene mesh, the surgical success rate with self-cut mesh is noninferior to that with a commercial mesh kit for the transvaginal treatment of severe pelvic organ prolapse (POP), according ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

GlyNAC supplementation reverses aging hallmarks in aging humans

A randomized, double blind human clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that supplementation with GlyNAC—a combination of glycine and N-acetylcysteine—improves many age-associated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cystic fibrosis: Causal treatment suitable from childhood

Cystic fibrosis remains an incurable genetic disorder that impairs lung function and significantly reduces life expectancy. A new combination drug therapy that addresses the disorder's underlying defects offers a promising ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Helping the brain to heal the gut

On its surface, the subreddit for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a den of tongue-in-cheek humor; its logo reimagines the classic Reddit alien gripping its gut in discomfort, scatological memes abound, and the most active ...

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