New target could help protect vision following optic nerve trauma

When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report. They have shown for the first time in a mouse model of tough-to-treat optic nerve trauma, that removing the enzyme arginase 2, which increases with injury, decreases neuron death in the retina as well as […]

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WWD Beauty Inc. Honors the Industry

For Ulta Beauty, making an impact starts with maintaining a human connection both with its customers and with its team of sales associates, which spans roughly 40,000 employees nationwide. While accepting the second annual Pete Born Impact Award for the retailer, chief merchandising and marketing officer, Dave Kimbell, shared a touching anecdote about one of their male sales associates, Casey. […]

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New drug target discovered for potential blood pressure treatment

Scientists have identified a key player in blood pressure regulation and have shown that switching it off reduces blood pressure in mice, according to new research in eLife. Their study ends much uncertainty about the contribution this molecule makes to high blood pressure and could lead to the development of new drugs. High blood pressure affects millions worldwide and is […]

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