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Cryopreservation – News and Features

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Your Sleep Tracker Could Reveal Health Secrets

Researchers identified five sleep types; the way people move between these types yields insights about both chronic and acute conditions.
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Inherited Traits Determine Your Coffee Intake

A team collected genetic data as well as self-reported coffee-consumption numbers to assemble a genome-wide association study (GWAS). The idea was to make connections between the genes that were known to be associated with coffee consumption related to health.
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Poor Metabolic Health Is Associated With Memory and Thinking Problems

People with poor metabolic health are more likely to have worse brain health, experiencing memory and thinking problems, reports a new study.
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Secondary Cancer Risk Low Following CAR T-Cell Therapy, Study Finds

New research illustrates that the risk of secondary cancers following CAR T-cell therapy is low.
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Space Omics and Medical Atlas Database Could Enhance the Health of Earthlings

The Space Omics and Medical Atlas was developed as a biomarker tool to study the health of astronauts, but it could also benefit earthlings.
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Oral Contraceptive Use Linked to Hair Loss

A new study published in JAMA Dermatology looks at how taking the oral contraceptive pill could be linked to a form of hair loss, known as frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA).
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Challenges and Solutions in Cell Therapy Development

In this article, we explore how researchers are tackling some of the challenges preventing cell therapies from being more widely used. We also outline advances in manufacturing and regulatory approval processes that will help expand patient access to life-changing treatments.
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Industry Insight

SLAS Europe 2024 New Product Award: Top Contenders Announced

Finalists for the New Product Award at the SLAS Europe conference showcase cutting-edge innovations in life sciences, evaluated on technical merit, commercial feasibility, originality, impact and market opportunity. Here, we take a look at the six nominees and the products competing for this year’s award.
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PTSD and Depression Have Shared and Distinct Brain Molecular Dysregulations

McLean Hospital researchers uncovered both shared and distinct molecular changes across brain regions, genomic layers, cell types and blood in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD).
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Using Health Data To Predict Individual Cancer Risks

Researchers used data from Danish health registries to develop a statistical model that can predict individuals’ risk of developing 20 different types of cancer, based on their family history, disease history, and lifestyle.