Health Sciences Research

 Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial

Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial

Researchers found that small skin patches with dissolvable microneedles were safe and well-tolerated, generated robust immunity against influenza, could be self-administered by study participants and were strongly preferred over shots. Feature Story >>

 Prospective parents can now be screened for more than 200 genetic diseases

Prospective parents can now be screened for more than 200 genetic diseases

On the heels of March 2017 recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) that encourage physicians to discuss expanded carrier screening with their patients, JScreen increased its testing panel from 100 to more than 200 disease genes that could affect a couple's future children. News Story >>