Gene-editing therapeutic shows promise in trial

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Could infusions of a gene-editing therapeutic become the future of hereditary ‘bad’ cholesterol treatment? Image credit: Westend61/Getty Images.
  • High cholesterol, particularly high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
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New drug shows promise in mice

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A thyroid hormone-mimicking drug delivered straight to the liver may reduce cholesterol levels and reverse obesity. Image credit: Alan Powdrill/Getty Images.
  • More than 1 billion people worldwide
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Herbal supplement shows promise against lung cancer

Herbal supplement shows promise against lung cancer
Berberine is found in plants such as barberry. Credit: Pixabay / _Alicja_ / 2704

Berberine, a natural compound found in plants such as barberry and goldenseal, suppresses the proliferation of

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