Nanofiber-hydrogel loaded with stem cells shows success treating severe complication of Crohn’s disease — ScienceDaily

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In a new study using a rat model of Crohn’s disease, a biodegradable hydrogel composite loaded with stem cells, developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, in a collaborative effort with the Whiting School of Engineering, has shown significant success in treating perianal fistulas (PAF) — one of the many complications of Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease, … Read more

Tobacco, e-cigarette use among teens rises slightly after 3 years of decline

Tobacco e cigarette use among teens rises slightly after 3 years of decline

The American Lung Association report found that 16.5% of high school students and 4.5% of middle school students used tobacco products in 2022. Photo by saeedmoin/Pixabay WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Tobacco and e-cigarette use among teens rose slightly in 2022 after three years of decline, according to the American Lung Association’s annual State of … Read more

Tyler Posey: ‘Teen Wolf: The Movie’ shows Scott McCall as troubled adult

Tyler Posey Teen Wolf The Movie shows Scott McCall as troubled adult

1/5 Tyler Posey stars in “Teen Wolf: The Movie.” Photo courtesy of Paramount+ NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Tyler Posey says Teen Wolf: The Movie brings back the characters and supernatural setting that fans grew up loving, but gives them real-life challenges to which viewers might relate as 30-somethings. Co-starring Crystal Reed, Holland Roden, … Read more

Advocates ask Congress to pressure social media firms over fentanyl crisis

Advocates ask Congress to pressure social media firms over fentanyl crisis

When he is investigating drug deals, Spokane County (Wash.) Sheriff John Nowels said, he often is told that data is stored overseas, adding that warrants and subpoenas have no standing outside of the United States. Photo courtesy of Spokane County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Amy Neville’s son, Alexander, was an avid … Read more

Sundance movie review: ‘Landscape with Invisible Hand’ depicts insidious invasion

Sundance movie review Landscape with Invisible Hand depicts insidious invasion

1/5 Adam (Asante Blackk) and Chloe (Kylie Rogers) look up at a Vuvv city. Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute Jan. 25 (UPI) — Landscape with Invisible Hand, which premiered Monday at the Sundance Film Festival, is a poignant science fiction film about income inequality. It renders the metaphor entertaining as successfully as classic sci-fi like … Read more

Watch: Antonia Gentry almost didn’t audition for ‘Ginny & Georgia’

Antonia Gentry says she almost didnt audition for Ginny Georgia

Jan. 25 (UPI) — Ginny & Georgia star Antonia Gentry says she almost didn’t audition for the show. The 25-year-old actress recalled her audition for the Netflix series during Tuesday’s episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Gentry appeared on Tonight with her Ginny & Georgia co-star, Brianne Howey. Gentry and Howey play Ginny … Read more