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Emerging Strategies for Treating Opioid-use Disorder
Emerging Strategies for Treating Opioid-use Disorder
News   Dec 07, 2018

Anti-opioid immunopharmacotherapies (e.g., conjugate vaccines) that sequester drug peripherally, preventing opioids from reaching targeted receptors in the brain, have recently emerged as promising therapeutics.

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 Real-time Flu Tracker Website Launched
Real-time Flu Tracker Website Launched
News   Dec 07, 2018

Pathologists have developed a real-time website to track flu cases across eight hospitals, just in time to assist physicians, the CDC and patients for the fall 2018 flu season.

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Honeybee Protein Keeps Stem Cells Youthful
Honeybee Protein Keeps Stem Cells Youthful
News   Dec 06, 2018

An active protein component of royal jelly helps honeybees create new queens. Stanford researchers have identified a similar protein in mammals, which keeps cultured embryonic stem cells pluripotent.

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Turning Immune Cells into Tiny Anti-Tumor Drug Factories
Turning Immune Cells into Tiny Anti-Tumor Drug Factories
News   Dec 05, 2018

In lab and mouse experiments, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers developed a method to leverage B cells to manufacture and secrete tumor-suppressing microRNAs

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Garlic Repels More than Vampires
Garlic Repels More than Vampires
News   Dec 04, 2018

Oils from garlic and several other common herbs and medicinal plants show strong activity against the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.

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Gene Therapy is Reversing Sickle Cell Anemia Symptoms in Preclinical Trials
Gene Therapy is Reversing Sickle Cell Anemia Symptoms in Preclinical Trials
News   Dec 04, 2018

After over a decade of preclinical research and development, a new gene therapy treatment for sickle cell anemia (SCA) is reversing disease symptoms in two adults and showing early potential for transportability to resource-challenged parts of the world where SCA is most common.

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Fluidic Analytics Raises $31m to Launch Two New Products in Lab Tools Pipeline and Unlock Biology Behind Major Diseases
Fluidic Analytics Raises $31m to Launch Two New Products in Lab Tools Pipeline and Unlock Biology Behind Major Diseases
News   Dec 04, 2018

Proteins and their behaviour are crucial to understanding how diseases develop, identifying the way that drugs interact with their targets, and developing new methods for matching the right treatment to the right patient at the right time.

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Life-like Tissues 3D Printed for Drug Screening and Ex Vivo Studies
Life-like Tissues 3D Printed for Drug Screening and Ex Vivo Studies
News   Dec 03, 2018

The goal isn’t to make artificial organs that can be implanted in the body, but to make easy-to-grow human organ models that can be studied outside the body or used for pharmaceutical drug screening.

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Cutting Off Autoimmune Disease at the Checkpoint
Cutting Off Autoimmune Disease at the Checkpoint
News   Dec 03, 2018

Increased PD-L1 expression in the muscles of myasthenia gravis patients has been linked with disease severity and shown that this could ultimately help control the immune response and modulate disease symptoms.

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CAR-T Therapy 2-year Survival Rates for People with B-Cell Lymphoma
CAR-T Therapy 2-year Survival Rates for People with B-Cell Lymphoma
News   Dec 03, 2018

A two-year assessment demonstrates that durable remissions can be achieved in a substantial proportion of patients with an acceptable long-term safety profile.

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