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Targeting microRNAs could unmask hidden vulnerability in breast cancer stem cells

Researchers in Italy have identified a pair of microRNA molecules that help maintain a population of cancerous stem cells that drive the growth of breast cancers and initiate tumor relapse after treatment. The study, which will be published April 2...
29-Mar-2021 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Therapeutic resistance linked to softer tissue environment in breast cancer

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, have discovered that aggressive, triple-negative breast cancers (TNBCs) can evade treatment by reorganizing and softening the collagen matrix that surrounds the cancer cells. The study,...
29-Mar-2021 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Targeting mechanosensitive protein could treat pulmonary fibrosis, study suggests

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a new molecular target that could potentially treat the deadly, aging-related lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The study, which will be published March 10 in the...
3-Mar-2021 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Potential drug for Alzheimer’s disease prevention shown to be safe and effective in animals

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a new drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease by modulating, rather than inhibiting, a key enzyme involved in forming...
23-Feb-2021 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Balanced T cell response key to avoiding COVID-19 symptoms, study suggests

By analyzing blood samples from individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2, researchers in Singapore have begun to unpack the different responses by the body’s T cells that determine whether or not an individual develops COVID-19. The study, published...
1-Mar-2021 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Link Cellular Transport Pathway to Aggressive Brain Cancer

Researchers at McGill University have identified a new cellular pathway that limits the growth and spread of brain tumors by controlling the recycling of cell surface receptor proteins. The study, which will be published January 14 in the Journal of...
7-Jan-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Max Planck Society, Rockefeller University Press Enter “Read-and-Publish” Transformative Agreement

Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has signed an unlimited “read-and-publish” transformative agreement with Rockefeller University Press (RUP) on behalf of the Max Planck Society. The agreement covers Open Access (OA) publishing of articles in...
12-Jan-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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SARS-CoV-2 can infect neurons and damage brain tissue, study indicates

Using both mouse and human brain tissue, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can directly infect the central nervous system and have begun to unravel some of the virus’s effects on brain cells. The study,...
12-Jan-2021 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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