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Researchers Describe Novel Immune Syndrome

Researchers from Australia and Japan have discovered a new human immunodeficiency syndrome in two patients on separate continents. The study, which will be published October 18 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals that a mutation in a...
15-Oct-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


T Cells in the Urine of Bladder Cancer Patients Reflect Tumor Environment

Scientists in the UK have shown for the first time that immune cells in the urine of bladder cancer patients accurately reflect those in the tumor environment, according to the study “Urine-derived lymphocytes as a non-invasive measure of the...
26-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Hypertension Drugs Could Prevent Memory Loss in Lupus Patients, Study Suggests

Researchers from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that the activation of brain cells called microglia likely contributes to the memory loss and other cognitive impairments suffered by many patients with systemic lupus...
4-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify New Potential Biotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered that a modified version of an important immune cell protein could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. The study, which will be published August 29 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine,...
22-Aug-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers develop “cytological ruler” to build 3D map of human genome

It has been almost 20 years since the human genome was first sequenced, but researchers still know little about how the genome is folded up and organized within cells. In a paper to be published August 28 in the Journal of Cell Biology, researchers...
22-Aug-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Host Antibodies Shape Gut Microbiome by Changing Bacteria Gene Expression

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Science in Japan have discovered how antibodies secreted in the gut promote the growth of beneficial bacteria. Their study, which will be published July 24 in the Journal of Experimental...
17-Jul-2018 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Breast Cancer Growth Signals Are Enhanced by a Protein Outside Cells

New research uncovers how a sticky protein called fibronectin promotes the activity of estrogen in breast cancer cells. The study, “Fibronectin rescues estrogen receptor α from lysosomal degradation in breast cancer cells,” will be published...
28-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify Brain Cells Responsible for Removing Damaged Neurons After Injury

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered that microglia, specialized immune cells in the brain, play a key role in clearing dead material after brain injury. The study, which will be published June 25 in the...
19-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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