A study being conducted at the University of Florida is investigating a correlation between the use of social media during the COVID-19 pandemic and a change in tic severity for adolescents with Tourette syndrome. Background Tourette syndrome is a type of tic syndrome often present at a young age even as early as 2 years […]
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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine have published a method to treat cardiac fibrosis using an mRNA injection that enables an individual’s own CAR T cells to fight the disease. Background Cardiac fibrosis is a medical condition caused by many different types of heart disease that can lead to scarring and […]
A team of surgeons at Duke University led by Dr. Carmelo Milano and Dr. Jacob Schroder were the first to implant a new generation of Total Artificial Heart (TAH) in a 39-year-old male patient with heart failure after receiving FDA approval for human trials. CARMAT’s Total Artifical Heart product, called Aeson, is a new TAH […]