New gene therapy to help damaged human hearts beat

The most common and potentially lethal complication following a heart attack is the heart’s inability to do one of its most basic jobs: beat at a normal rate.

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Understanding different Parkinson’s-related brain disorders, called synucleionpathies

Different Parkinson’s-related brain disorders, called synucleionpathies, are characterized by misfolded proteins embedded in cells.

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Hypoglycemia is especially risky for those on insulin

Research at Saint Louis University, led by scientist Gina Yosten’s team is pursuing solutions for people with diabetes who are at risk of life-threatening drops in blood sugar known as hypoglycemia.

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