Saturday, October 1, 2022

Biotechnology

The Advantages of Robotic Surgical Procedures

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The prevalence of robotic surgery in the medical field has been increasing with numerous benefits offered to physicians and patients. According to UCLA Health, robotic surgery (or robotic-assisted surgery) is a surgical method that relies...

Studies Find Potential Therapeutic Target for Chronic Pain Patients Using Kappa Opioid Receptor Amid...

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Drug overdose deaths continue to impact communities all across the United States. According to the CDC, nearly 70% of the 67,367 drug overdose deaths in 2018 involved use of an opioid. Opioids are a class...

OPINION: CRISPR Technology Violates Informed Consent, May Usher Era of Eugenics

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Gene editing has been an important biotechnological tool aimed at altering and correcting DNA. This technology could decrease risk for disease and change physical features. Due to these powerful scientific implications, there are also...

Polyserotonin Nanoparticles and Their Potential For Cancer Treatment

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Research is currently being conducted to study the use of serotonin-based nanoparticles in cancer therapy. Further research suggests that using nanoparticles as delivery methods for chemo-therapeutic drugs such as...

The Bridge Ventilator: A Global Initiative to Combat the Ventilator Shortage

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The United States has been facing a shortage of ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Ventilators are machines that “breathe” for the patient by pushing air through tubes that are...

Research Finds Potential in Stem Cell Treatment for Heart Attack Recovery

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Recent research has investigated the innovative possibilities of stem-cell based treatment for cardiovascular issues. Specifically, extracellular vesicles derived from human vascular endothelial cells — which are cells that line blood vessels — are being discussed...