Today’s Solutions: July 23, 2024

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Promising antibody drug provides hope for those with type 1 diabetes 

Type 1 diabetes, a disorder in which the immune system attacks insulin-producing cells, has long been difficult to treat effectively. However, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine discovered a potential game-changer: mAb43, a novel antibody medication designed to prevent and potentially reverse Read More...

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"Dramatic" success in clinical trials of asthma treatment

According to the AAFA, around 25 million people in the U.S. have asthma, about one in every 13 people. This long-term disease causes swelling and inflammation of the airways, resulting in restriction and discomfort when breathing or even death in some severe cases. Currently, there is no cure for Read More...

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Gene-therapy could treat leading cause of blindness

Throughout the past decade, it seems like science is getting closer to the reality of gene therapy. Here at The Optimist Daily, we’ve reported on a number of potential uses for the practice, including; curing blindness, reducing obesity, ending malaria, allowing cross species organ transplants, Read More...

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Successful Phase 1 trials show potential for universal flu vaccine

Vaccines have been a hot topic in the news lately, but looking beyond Covid-19, innovations in vaccine science are boosting health outcomes for other diseases as well. Most recently, a phase 1 clinical trial of a universal flu vaccine has shown promising results for producing immune response for Read More...