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Human organ chips enable COVID-19 drug repurposing

A Wyss Institute-led collaboration spanning four research labs and hundreds of miles has used the Institute’s organ-on-a-chip (Organ Chip) technology to identify the antimalarial drug amodiaquine as a potent inhibitor of infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The Organ Chip-based drug testing ecosystem established by the collaboration greatly streamlines the process of evaluating… Read More »

Rehabilitation Across Europe For COVID-19 Effects to Human in Long Term

Although the peak of COVID-19 effects has already surpassed for much of Europe, researches continues to show the diverse effects of the pandemic on the human body. These adverse effects include harm to the lungs, liver, kidney, brain, nervous system, heart, cardiovascular system, infection in the skin and the gastrointestinal tract. However, what the communities… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

Can dog use human eye drop

Have you started using a different kind of cleaner in the house? How do you treat conjunctivitis in dogs? You might be tempted, as I was, to grab your own over-the-counter eye drops out of instinct or force of habit. Allow the dog to blink to spread the ointment. So Im not sure if that is… Read More »