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German Researchers Discover How Sleep Can Fight an Infection

Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers develop human cell-based model to study small cell lung cancer

Researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine have used human embryonic stem cells to create a new model system that allows them to study the initiation and progression of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). The study, which will be published February 8 in the...
4-Feb-2019 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Suggests Aspirin May Help Some Patients Survive Head and Neck Cancer

Regular use of aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may help some patients with head and neck cancer survive the disease, according to a study led by Professor Jennifer Grandis at the University of California, San...
22-Jan-2019 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Anti-flu antibodies can inhibit two different viral proteins, NIH study reveals

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have discovered that antibodies that may form the basis of a universal flu vaccine inhibit a second viral protein in addition to the one that they bind. The study, to be published January 25 in the...
22-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Stroke drug may also prevent Alzheimer’s disease, say USC researchers

Researchers from the University of Southern California have discovered that a drug currently being developed to treat stroke patients could also prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The study, which will be published January 15 in the Journal of...
8-Jan-2019 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Diabetes drug could be used to treat common heart failure syndrome, study suggests

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), a condition that is predicted to affect over...
19-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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DNA “Webs” Aid Ovarian Cancer Metastasis, Study Reveals

Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that ovarian cancer cells spread, or metastasize, to new tissue after being caught in DNA "webs" extruded by immune cells. The study, which will be published December...
12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Breast Cancers Enhance Their Growth by Recruiting Cells From Bone Marrow

Researchers in Israel have discovered that breast tumors can boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells originally formed in the bone marrow. The study, which will be published November 23 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals that...
15-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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