Gene Therapy to Supercharge the Immune System

[icon name=”user” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]Isharpal Singh, MS A game-changing approach in Immune system research Benjamin franklin once said that only two things are certain in this world death and taxes. As our lives become longer on an average and our ability to treat a whole range of illnesses…

Autologous Stem Cell Transplants in ALS: New Hope and Preliminary Findings

¬†Joanne P. Shelby-Klein, BSN RN Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is also known as Lou Gehrigs Disease, named after the famous baseball player who died from the disease. People may also be familiar with this disease from hearing about Steven Hawking, the famous physicist. What exactly is ALS? ALS belongs…

Immunotherapies with PD-1 Inhibitors Review of Recent Studies

[icon name=”user” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] ¬†By Joanne P. Shelby-Klein BSN RN Studies reported in late 2014 and early 2015 show great promise in the use of PD-1 inhibitors as Immunotherapies for Melanoma and Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer. Most people ask what Immunotherapy and what are PD-1…

Gene Therapy to eradicate Prostate cancer

A Synergistic approach towards curing Prostate Cancer Cancer is one the leading cause of deaths worldwide with prostate cancer accounting for around 8 per cent of all the new cancer cases and 15 per cent in men. Despite recent advances in detection and treatment of prostate cancer, it still remains…

Breaking The Mystery of Stem Cells

Joanne P. Shelby-Klein, BSN, RN Stem Cells, all human beings and animals have them, but what are they and what can they do? Stem Cells are the forerunners or building blocks of all cells in the human body. They are able to reproduce themselves to replace or fix the…