Monthly Archives: April 2019

What is liver fibrosis?

Liver fibrosis occurs when chronic injury or inflammation causes a buildup of scar tissue. This interferes with the liver’s ability to function and regenerate. In this article, we look at how liver fibrosis develops and when treatment can reverse the damage. …read more

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What is lymphangitis?

Lymphangitis is a serious secondary infection that affects the lymph system. In this article, learn about the symptoms, what it looks like, and when to seek treatment. …read more

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Injected liquid forms a gel in damaged heart

In an animal study, a liquid biomaterial transformed into a gel at the site of damage after a heart attack. The findings could lead to new approaches for treating damaged tissues. …read more

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How ketamine relieves symptoms of depression

Researchers uncovered how the fast-acting antidepressant ketamine’s effects are sustained over time. The insights may help guide the development of future treatments for mood disorders. …read more

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Gene therapy reverses rare immune disorder

Eight infants with a rare genetic disorder had their immune systems repaired by a new gene therapy approach. …read more

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