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Novel Gene Regulatory System for Neurological Diseases

New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is among the first to describe how an mRNA modification occurs in the life of neural stem cells (NSCs). The study was published in  Nature Neuroscience , reveals a novel gene regulatory system that may advance stem cell therapies and gene-targeting treatments for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and mental health disorders that affect cognitive abilities.

Insights into Complications of Facial Implant Surgery

According to new research published in the Journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, 39 adverse events reported to the US FDA were reported with infection the most common complication reported and 32 patients requiring removal of their implants. Half of malpractice cases involved allegedly inadequate informed consent. Hence, before facial implant surgery, it is critical to have a thorough discussion of possible complications and techniques to treat them.