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Researchers Uncover Key Role for MicroRNA in Inflammatory Bowel Disease


An international team of researchers has discovered that a microRNA produced by certain white blood cells can prevent excessive inflammation in the intestine. The study, “Myeloid-derived miR-223 regulates intestinal inflammation via repression of...
3-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Explains Extraordinary Resilience of Deadly Bacterium


Researchers at the University of Maryland have identified how the pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses tension-activated membrane channels to stop itself from swelling up and bursting when it is suddenly exposed to water. The study,...
12-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Describe Ultrasensitive Detection of Protein Linked to Multiple Autoimmune Diseases


Researchers in France have developed a new method that will allow doctors to detect minute amounts of a protein called interferon- in patient samples. The technique, which is described in the study “Detection of interferon- protein reveals...
18-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Anthrax Spores Use RNA Coat to Mislead Immune System


Researchers from Harvard Medical School have discovered that the body’s immune system initially detects the presence of anthrax spores by recognizing RNA molecules that coat the spores’ surface. But this prompts an unfavorable immune response...
5-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Mouse That Could Provide Advance Warning of Next Flu Pandemic


Researchers in Germany have developed a transgenic mouse that could help scientists identify new influenza virus strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic. The mouse is described in a study, “In vivo evasion of MxA by avian influenza...
4-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Suggests New Way to Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetics and Premature Babies


Researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have identified a new molecule that induces the formation of abnormal blood vessels in the eyes of diabetic mice. The study, “Secretogranin III...
21-Mar-2017 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes Drug May Be Effective Against Deadly Form of Breast Cancer, Study Suggests


Researchers in China have discovered that a metabolic enzyme called AKR1B1 drives an aggressive type of breast cancer. The study, “AKR1B1 promotes basal-like breast cancer progression by a positive feedback loop that activates the EMT program,”...
7-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tumor Suppressor Promotes Some Acute Myeloid Leukemias, Study Reveals


Researchers in Germany have discovered that a tumor suppressor protein thought to prevent acute myeloid leukemia (AML) can actually promote a particularly deadly form of the disease. The study, “RUNX1 cooperates with FLT3-ITD to induce...
13-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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