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CBD for Treating Plaque Psoriasis

Seth Singer of Salem, Oregon, was diagnosed with psoriasis at 18. After years of topical steroids, phototherapy, and countless dermatologist appointments, he decided to try a different approach to managing the condition.

“Treatment was tedious, and I was constantly looking in mirrors to see if my eyebrow had a huge flake in it,” says Singer, now 27. “It felt like

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Epigenetic editing: a tunable CRISPR alternative

Editor’s note: BioPharma Dive, as part of its newly launched Emerging Biotech Weekly, is taking a closer look at competitive areas of startup activity. We aim to give an overview of the companies developing a new technology and what their goals are. This, on epigenetic editing, is our first.

A decade has passed since the first scientific paper emerged describing

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With AAV alternative and DNA writing tech, a new

When Adri­an Woolf­son was head of R&D at Sang­amo, he be­gan con­tem­plat­ing start­ing his own com­pa­ny. His goal? Solve some of the key chal­lenges plagu­ing ge­nom­ic med­i­cine he’d seen while work­ing on a wide spec­trum of Sang­amo’s pro­grams.

Then, he met Lach­lan MacK­in­non, a biotech in­vestor, in Lon­don, and the two re­al­ized they shared a sim­i­lar vi­sion, de­spite their “or­thog­o­nal”

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Servicios de la Raza hosts first holistic health festival

In honor of Black, Indigenous and People of Color Mental Health Awareness Month, Servicios de la Raza hosted its first holistic health festival with the hopes of encouraging alternative approaches to behavioral health.

The theme of the event was the five senses, and it explored a holistic approach to medicine. Many communities of color have cultural practices that date back

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Affirming Health Equity A Model for Integrative Health Care

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Guest Editor’s Note: Despite the increasing use of complementary modalities that include mind-body therapies and natural products, significant disparities exist in integrative health care. Contributing factors include access to care and affordability. In this installment of The ASCO Post’s Integrative Oncology series, Ana Maria López, MD, MPH, MACP, FRCP

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The central role of peers facilitators in the empowerment of

This qualitative study provided a better understanding of the experience of cancer patients attending an association and addressed the objective to understand the role of peers and associations in the appropriation of brest cancer. Our four main emerging categories highlight the lived experience of cancer patients who feel the need to express themselves to caregivers and peers without the supervision

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