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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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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

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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

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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

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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


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