Starving Liver Cancer
Scientists at the University of Delaware and the University of Illinois at Chicago have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit...
A Blueprint for Future Blood-Nerve Barrier and Peripheral Nerve Disease Research
Researchers have detailed, for the first time, the normal human transcriptome of the blood-nerve barrier. This barrier -- a tight covering of...
New Algorithm Decodes Spine Oncology Treatment
Every kind of cancer can spread to the spine, yet two physician-scientists who treat these patients describe a paucity of guidance for effectively...
Matchmaking for Cancer Care
Computer scientists from the University of Delaware and Georgetown University have developed a new system to rapidly determine which cancer drugs...
Mouse Study Adds to Evidence Linking Gut Bacteria and Obesity
A new Johns Hopkins study of mice with the rodent equivalent of metabolic syndrome has added to evidence that the intestinal microbiome -- a...
New Compound May Stop Bacteria From Causing Sickness
A study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry is the first to describe a signaling pathway that affects communication -- a process...
Children Affected by Prenatal Drinking More Numerous than Previously Estimated
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a significant number of children across four regions in the United...
New CRISPR Method Efficiently Corrects DMD Defect in Heart Tissue
Scientists have developed a CRISPR gene-editing technique that can potentially correct a majority of the 3,000 mutations that cause Duchenne...
UNC Researchers Identify Patterns of HIV Risk among People Who Inject Drugs in Vietnam
In an effort to combat new HIV infections among men who inject drugs in Vietnam, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
Study Shines New Light on How Salmonella "Die" at Low Temperatures
A new study shows the mechanism by which bacteria die at temperatures too low to rupture their cell walls.
New Drug Target Emerges for a Dangerous Fungal Pathogen
A research team led by Stony Brook University scientists Mansa Munshi and Maurizio Del Poeta has discovered a novel gene that helps understand the...
Chemically Modified Drug Shows Promise for HIV Treatment and Elimination
Significant breakthrough could hasten an eventual HIV cure as modified antiviral drug is able to reach cells and tissues where HIV resides