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Single Protein Controls Genetic Network Essential for Sperm Development

Scientists have found a single protein—Ptbp2—controls a network of over 200 genes central to how developing sperm move and communicate. The protein works by regulating how RNA is processed during each stage of sperm development.
10-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D May Improve Sunburn, According to New Clinical Trial

High doses of vitamin D taken one hour after sunburn significantly reduce skin redness, swelling, and inflammation, according to double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and...
6-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Brain Cancer Drug Targets Revealed

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and The Cleveland Clinic designed a way to screen brain tumor cells and identify potential drug targets missed by other methods.
5-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU Researcher Awarded Over $4.7 Million to Develop Drug-Delivery Nanotechnology

Nicole F. Steinmetz, PhD, director of the Center for Bio-Nanotechnology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, has received two major grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop microscopic drug-delivery systems for patients...
29-Jun-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Injectable Plant-based Nanoparticles Delay Tumor Progression

The researchers discovered injecting potato virus particles into melanoma tumor sites activates an anti-tumor immune system response. And simultaneously injecting the nanoscale plant virus particles and a chemotherapy drug—doxorubicin—into tumor...
28-Jun-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High Fat Diet Reduces Gut Bacteria, Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have shown a high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could fight harmful inflammation.
22-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Single Fungus Amplifies Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

A microscopic fungus called Candida tropicalis triggered gut inflammation and exacerbated symptoms of Crohn’s disease, in a recent study conducted at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
21-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Call for Paradigm Shift in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Results from four recent randomized clinical trials suggest that using medications that offer glucose control while reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease could improve patient outcomes.
20-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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