CRISPR technology highlights genes that contribute to the development of emphysema and COPD

Researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine used variants of CRISPR to understand the functions of the genes that cause emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Published in Science Advances, researchers discovered functional consequences by turning off the expression of the gene that contributes […]

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For people with heart defects, mental health support is essential to care at every age

Although many individuals born with congenital heart defects develop resilience and have a high quality of life, they may face a variety of health-related psychological and social challenges throughout their lives. More mental health support that is integrated into their routine health care is advised to help them achieve optimal health and quality of life, […]

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