NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

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National Institutes of Health study demonstrates that aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use disorder (AUD)

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Researchers Develop New Method to Generate Human Antibodies

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Researchers hope their approach will help researchers rapidly generate therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of infectious diseases and other conditions such as cancer.

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Improving Cells through Gene Editing

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The advent of gene editing techniques has generated more excitement in biology and medicine than any discovery since polymerase chain reaction thirty years ago. By allowing the removal or addition of nearly any gene into any cell, gene editing circumvents tedious, lengthy development of cell lines for research and biomanufacturing.

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Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1).

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Hypothalamic Stem Cells Control Speed of Ageing
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Researchers have found that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body, which could lead to new strategies for warding off age-related diseases and extending lifespan.

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FDA Grants Full Approval to Blinatumomab for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
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TheFDA has changed its accelerated approval of blinatumomab (Blincyto®) for some patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia to a full approval and expanded the approved indications for its use.

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Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
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Researchers have now found that in skin cutaneous melanoma an epigenetic control protein is key to the development of immunotherapy resistance.

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