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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


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


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


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


Epigenetic protein could be new therapeutic target in acute myeloid leukemia, study suggests

British researchers have discovered that an epigenetic protein called EZH2 delays the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) but then switches sides once the disease is established to help maintain tumor growth. The study, which will be...
14-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene transcription machinery constrains DNA movements, study suggests

Researchers in Japan have discovered that the DNA inside human cells moves around less when its genes are active. The study, which will be published March 1 in the Journal of Cell Biology, suggests that RNA polymerase II—the key enzyme required to...
27-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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