Avocados helping to unlock a new leukemia treatment?

Avocados helping to unlock a new leukemia treatment?

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive form of leukemia, and can have high mortality rates. But now, it’s possible that the avocado could help researchers develop a drug to increase life expectancy and quality of life for patients suffering from AML. Leukemia stem cells are the cells that drive disease development, and unfortunately, it’s […]

Self-healing lungs may become a reality

Self-healing lungs may become a reality

Breathing depends on lung tissue surface area. When blood circulating through the lungs reaches the alveoli, this is where the blood discharges its waste product – CO2 – and picks up oxygen. When lung cells are damaged, the useable surface area is decreased, which means that less CO2 is scrubbed out of the blood and […]