London, UK-Ophthalmology Summit 2020 on June 17-18, 2020

About Conference 29th International Conference on Insights in Ophthalmology The world’s largest Ophthalmology Conference and Gathering for the Research Community: Join the 29th International Conference on Insights in Ophthalmology which is going to be held during June 17-18, 2020 at London, UK On behalf of the organizing committee, we hope you will join us for an exciting and stimulating meeting! About 29th International Conference…

Flu virus’ best friend: Low humidity

Experts know that cold temperatures and low humidity promote transmission of the flu virus, less is understood about the effect of decreased humidity on the immune system’s defenses against flu infection. The Yale research team, explored the question using mice  which are genetically modified to resist viral infection as humans do. The mice were all…

Injectable gel could one day rebuild muscle, skin, and fat

Researchers have developed a nanofiber-reinforced injectable gel that can rebuild missing muscle and connective tissues by serving as a scaffold and recruiting the body’s wound-healing cells. So far, the team has tested the material only in rats and rabbits. But if it performs as well in humans, it could give reconstructive surgeons a fast and…

Gene therapy restores immunity in infants with rare immunodeficiency disease

A small clinical trial has shown that gene therapy can safely correct the immune systems of infants newly diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening inherited disorder in which infection-fighting immune cells do not develop or function normally. Eight infants with the disorder, called X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (X-SCID), received an experimental gene therapy co-developed by National…

Experts warn of fatty liver disease ‘epidemic’ in young people

Experts are warning that high levels of fatty liver disease among young people, caused by being overweight, could signal a potential public health crisis. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is fairly common among older adults, detectable in about a quarter of the population. But a study has found that substantial numbers of 24-year-olds are also affected, putting them at…