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Novel Biological Pacemaker Under Construction for Weak Hearts
...e the heart. Other biopacemaker technologies use adenoviruses
as part of gene therapy to carry pacing genes into the heart, or use combinations of gene- and stem cell therapies. This can cause arrythmias as the result of inflammation or uncontrolled cell growth. Moreover, guiding the stem cells into the target ...
Adenoviruses Could Help Kick Drinking
A single injection of a type of virus known as adenoviruses
can help give up the habit of drinking, a study in...ide a longer-lasting effect, scientists engineered adenoviruses
to carry an "antisense" version of the aldehyde dehydrogenase gene that blocks the production of enz...