Wound healing: Genetically engineered cheese bacteria may help chronic wounds to heal

Lactococcus lactis bacteria have been engineered to produce skin-healing proteins and could be useful for treating diabetic ulcers Health 15 March 2022 By Alice Klein Lactococcus lactis bacteria seen in a scanning electron microscope image STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Cheese-making bacteria have been engineered to produce skin repair proteins that promote rapid healing when applied … Read more

Personalised medicine: Australia aims to end childhood cancer deaths

An Australian plan to eliminate childhood cancer deaths using personalised medicine will be made available to all Australian children with the condition from 2023 Health 15 February 2022 By Alice Klein DNA sequencing helps offer a personalised approach to cancer Getty Images/iStockphoto An ambitious Australian programme to use personalised medicine to reduce the number of┬áchildren … Read more