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Gene editing technology prevents hearing loss in mice

Gene editing technology prevents hearing loss in mice

Gene editing technology prevents hearing loss in mice: New York, Using the gene editing technology CRISPR, US researchers have edited a gene variant that leads to deafness in mice, a breakthrough that could transform future treatment of genetic hearing loss in humans.Hearing loss is the most common form of sensory loss in humans, and almost half

New Technique to cure Human Blindness

New Technique to cure Human Blindness

Scientists have succeeded in regenerating the retina cells in mice during the experiment. The new way for human beings to cure blindness can be found with this technique, being successful on mice.Scientists said that there are many tissues on the skin of humans, which protect their wounds from damage. This is due to the stem

Compound that prevents spread of Zika Virus identified

Compound that prevents spread of Zika Virus identified. New York, May 17 (IANS) In a step toward a drug to treat Zika infections, researchers have discovered a compound that prevents the virus from spreading. The compound could serve as basis for drugs to prevent neurological complications of Zika.”We identified a small molecule that inhibits the

Marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss

Marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss. London, May 9 (IANS) Prolonged low-dose treatment with a marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills, a finding that could pave the way for slowing brain ageing or treating dementia in humans, researchers say.According to the study, the brain ages much faster when mice

Exercise can keep brain active, cut dementia risk

New York: Exercise can increase the production of a key protein that is likely to help in keeping the brain active as well as lower the risk of neurological diseases like dementia, a new study conducted on mice has found. The findings showed that during the rodents’ exercise routine, certain chemicals naturally build up in