Tag Health & medicine
It’s hard to take Chris Nguyen seriously when he says, “I’m just a regular guy.” After all, he drew leaders from international industrial giant GE to the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus Monday bearing awards and scholarship money.
The new method gives chemists prospecting for bioactive molecules a new tool in the search for novel drugs or chemicals for agriculture.
Functional human collagen has been impossible to create in the lab. Now, a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers describe what may be the key to growing functional, natural collagen fibers outside of the body: symmetry.
Healthy Living with Diabetes classes are offered throughout the state by the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging with support from the UW–Madison Health Innovation Program. They help people manage their diabetes with practical advice delivered by trained leaders, many of whom have diabetes.
A method that emerged from a UW–Madison spinoff company is in clinical trials in Europe, Asia and the United States against the infection, which can destroy the liver.
Mitochondrial diseases strike about 1 in 4,000 people and there are currently no licensed therapies available beyond treatments with vitamins and supplements.
With a unique approach that draws on 3-D printing technologies, a team of UW–Madison researchers is developing new tools for understanding how ovarian cancer develops in women.
The findings provide the foundation for future antiviral drug and vaccine development against rhinovirus C.
The device, patented almost 20 years ago by a visionary UW doctor, is now on the market after a long campaign by the company he founded.
Swallow Solutions' system sets up a customized therapy program so users can strengthen the tongue and associated swallowing muscles in the throat.