Scientists successfully bioengineered human liver organoids that faithfully mimic key features of fatal liver disease in the laboratory. This allowed them to uncover underlying disease biology in the organoids and test a potential therapy that in...
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Experts at Cincinnati Children’s report that the systemic inflammatory process that triggers preterm birth begins in an unexpected location that suggests new ways to develop preventative medications.
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Funds from the National Institutes of Health will accelerate the chase for one of medicine’s most elusive goals: a universal influenza vaccine.
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Experts use emerging technique to reveal that a protein named “Merlin” may interact with 50 other proteins to trigger the rare condition neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). But this discovery has implications that go far beyond NF2 itself.
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Many people fighting a very aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don’t survive more than five years. These very sick patients are often unable to receive the only cure—a bone marrow transplant. Now, an international team of scientists...
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Cell-by-cell genetic analyses of developing brain tissues in neonatal mice and laboratory models of brain cancer allowed scientists to discover a molecular driver of the highly aggressive, deadly, and treatment-resistant brain cancer, glioblastoma. ...
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New study uses single-cell RNA sequencing technology to find a target for treating EoE. Findings also raise questions about the dietary supplement butyrate.
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Scientists discovered a light-dependent molecular pathway that regulates how blood vessels develop in the eye. The findings in Nature Cell Biology suggest it may be possible to use light therapy to help premature infants whose eyes are still...
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