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Case Western Reserve Researchers Cure Drug-Resistant Infections without Antibiotics

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis in mice. Instead of killing causative bacteria with antibiotics,...
17-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Human Brain Model in a Petri Dish?

Research scientists around the world are now able to investigate the structural, cellular, and developmental intricacies of the human brain using bioengineered stem cell-based models called organoids. But the ethics to help guide researchers and...
16-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Options for Breast Cancer Drug Development Found in Estrogen Receptors

Many breast cancer drugs block estrogen receptors inside cancer cells. Blocking the receptors early in disease progression staves off metastasis. But most patients with advanced disease eventually develop drug resistance, leaving doctors desperate...
9-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$3M Grant Extends HIV Intervention to Prevent Heart Disease

A team of nurses and physicians has received a four-year, $3 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to extend traditional HIV treatment protocols to improve the cardiovascular health of people living with HIV.
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Case Western Reserve Researchers to Examine the Role of Skin Prions in Fatal Neurodegenerative Human Prion Disease

Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD, and his collaborator, Qingzhong Kong, PhD, of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, have been awarded $2.9M from the National Institutes of Health to extend their previous path-breaking finding of skin prions of...
4-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Case Western Reserve Scientists Develop New Method to More Efficiently Generate Brain Stem Cells

In two newly published papers, a scientific team at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports on the discovery and implementation of a new, more efficient method for generating an important brain stem cell in the laboratory. The...
1-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Beyond Skin Deep: Understanding Disparities in Dermatology Services

The odds of a black or Hispanic patient visiting an outpatient dermatologist are about half that of a white patient with the same skin condition, according to a new study in JAMA Dermatology. Patients most likely to receive outpatient dermatologic...
26-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dental Research Shows That Smoking Weakens Immune Systems

Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine found that smoking also weakens the ability for pulp in teeth to fight illness and disease.
25-Sep-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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