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Researchers find genetic cause for fatal response to Hepatitis A

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that caused an 11-year-old girl to suffer a fatal reaction to infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV). The study, which will be published June 18 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals that...
12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify human protein that aids development of malaria parasite

Researchers in Japan have discovered that the Plasmodium parasites responsible for malaria rely on a human liver cell protein for their development into a form capable of infecting red blood cells and causing disease. The study, which will be...
5-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify new roles for common oncogene MYC

Cancer researchers have discovered surprising new functions for a protein called MYC, a powerful oncogene that is estimated to drive the development of almost half a million new cancer cases in the US every year. The study, which will be published...
22-May-2019 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antibiotic treatment alleviates Alzheimer’s disease symptoms in male mice, study reveals

Researchers at The University of Chicago have demonstrated that the type of bacteria living in the gut can influence the development of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms in mice. The study, which will be published May 16 in the Journal of Experimental...
13-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify New Therapeutic Target for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Researchers in New York have found that treating human prostate cancer cells with a drug that targets a protein called PHLPP2 may prevent the cancer cells from spreading to other organs in the body. The study, which will be published May 15 in the...
8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers identify early indicators of pregnancy complications in lupus patients

A study of pregnant women with systemic lupus erythematosus has identified early changes in the RNA molecules present in the blood that could be used to determine the likelihood of them developing preeclampsia. The study, which will be published...
4-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover why men are more likely to develop liver cancer

Researchers in Spain have discovered that a hormone secreted by fat cells that is present at higher levels in women can stop liver cells from becoming cancerous. The study, which will be published April 3 in the ournal of Experimental Medicine,...
27-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover How Tumor-Killing Immune Cells Attack Lymphomas in Living Mice

In a study that will be published April 1 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, researchers from the Institut Pasteur and INSERM reveal that chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells can induce tumor regression by directly targeting and killing...
25-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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