Biomedicine & Biochemistry

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Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Zika Virus: Mosquitoes and Travel Patterns Will Determine Spread of Virus

On January 28, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that Zika virus, a mosquito-borne infection, was “spreading explosively,”... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

CRISPR/Cas9 Brings Hope for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment

Advances in gene editing technology have spurred considerable progress towards a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Although... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Pulse Oximetry: The Redness of Blood in Patient Monitoring, Health Screening, and Sports Physiology

Pulse oximetry uses non-invasive photon technology to measure the redness of human blood. Oxygen saturation is essential when... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Explainer: Where Did Zika Virus Come From and Why Is it a Problem in Brazil?

From October 2015 to January 2016, there were almost 4,000 cases of babies born with microcephaly in Brazil.... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Sequencing The Traces of Tumor DNA in Blood

A leader in genetic sequencing is betting that it can detect cancer at its earliest stages on the... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

If We Want Medicine to Be Evidence-Based, What Should We Think When the Evidence Doesn’t Agree?

To understand if a new treatment for an illness is really better than older treatments, doctors and researchers... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Zika Virus Epidemic And A Threat to Newborns

Brazil is in a state of emergency. Since October 2015 the number of infants born with microcephaly increased... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

The Equation That Will Help Us Decode Cancer’s Secrets

A cancer forms when a cell in the body goes awry, multiplying out of control to form a... Read more

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