Are you a halyard or a halo?

Halyard and halo have been used interchangeably for a long time, but the terminology has not always been clear.So we decided to define these terms in terms of their roles in the treatment of depression and other mental illnesses.First, the term halyards is defined by the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9), which assigns a value […]

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How to use a rho-coupled CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tool to cure a serious disease

Using a CRISpr/Cas10 genome editing technique known as a retrovirus targeting gene variant (sgRNA), scientists have developed a novel approach to treat a rare disease that affects the brain.Their success has implications for many types of cancers, including gliomas, the most common form of brain cancer.It has also raised concerns about how the virus may […]

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Barium enemas may not be a safe option for children with cancer

Radiologists at the Mayo Clinic have reported a possible connection between a potentially harmful type of barium enamel and a rare type of cancer.The researchers behind the study, which was published online in The Journal of Investigative Radiology, noted that their patients showed elevated levels of baritin, a mineral found in the barium found in […]

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