Health News

A new treatment for rare muscular disease

Rare diseases are sometimes the most difficult to treat because of a lack of research and fewer participants to study. An example would be those who have Pompe disease, a genetic condition when a body can’t make a protein that breaks down a complex sugar, called glycogen, for energy. Too much glycogen builds up and […]

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New maps link thousands of genetic variants to disease genes

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified thousands of genetic variants that are associated with a wide range of diseases. But these studies often fall short of establishing what a genetic variant does to bring about a particular trait or disease. “The challenge has been that many of these variants are difficult to interpret,” said Jesse […]

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New drug to regenerate lost teeth

The tooth fairy is a welcome guest for any child who has lost a tooth. Not only will the fairy leave a small gift under the pillow, but the child can be assured of a new tooth in a few months. The same cannot be said of adults who have lost their teeth. A new […]

Pet Care

These Sisters Are Ready to Find a New Home Together!

Feather and Spot are shy girls who can be nervous in new places and with new people. However, since they came to our Los Angeles foster program in November 2020, their foster caregiver has worked closely with our staff to show Feather and Spot that life with humans isn’t so bad! Both Feather and Spot […]