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Spinal Cord Injury, SCI

Preclinical models drive advancements in spinal cord injury research

In the US alone, 17,700 new spinal cord injury (SCI) cases occur each year. Learn how researchers are using DSI solutions to better understand the side effects of SCI and identify improved treatment options.
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sleeping rat

Low patient compliance with current treatments inspires search for improved sleep apnea treatments

An estimated 936 million adults suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) worldwide. Learn how preclinical researchers are advancing understanding of the disease and searching for better treatments using DSI solutions.
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diabetes, blood sugar, blood glucose, glucose

Millions anxiously await a cure for diabetes as the search continues

Diabetes affects an estimated 422 million people worldwide. Researchers use preclinical models to better understand factors that play a role in the development of disease and in the search for more effective treatment and preventative options.
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Drug efficacy

Further understanding of drug abuse disorders essential in light of drug-related illness and overdose increases

Drug use is a hot topic these days as the opioid crisis rages on and the government looks to ban flavored e-liquids for vaping.
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air pollution, outdoor air pollution, industrial pollution

Research to understand air pollution’s effect on public health ongoing

Air pollution is always a hot topic in the news and can be controversial, but what does the scientific research show?
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seizure, epilepsy

Significant side effects of anti-seizure medications highlights need for additional research

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases as it affects approximately 50 million people worldwide. See how researchers are working to better understand the causes of epilepsy and identify improved treatments.
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