With an incidence of 31.5 million worldwide and a mortality of around 17 percent, sepsis remains the most common cause of death in hospitalized patients, even in industrialized countries where antibiotics and critical care facilities are readily available. While this[…]
Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death.Studying pregnant mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have learned that the Zika virus infects[…]
Electric fields can be used to guide neural stem cells transplanted into the brain towards a specific location. This discovery opens possibilities for effectively guiding stem cells to repair brain damage.