Nanoparticle Delivery of Curcumin Induces Tumor Cell Death

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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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U.S. Study of Dapivirine Ring in Lactating Women Finds Little Drug Gets Into Breast Milk

U.S. Study of Dapivirine Ring in Lactating Women Finds Little Drug Gets Into Breast Milk

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The antiretroviral drug dapivirine that is released from an experimental vaginal ring to protect against HIV is absorbed in very low concentrations into breastmilk.

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Easily Automate PK Assays for Human IgG Drugs in Preclinical Species
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At AAPS NBC event, Lumigen produced a poster summarizing the use of their pipetting robot, Andrew which can measure IgG drug concentration in a pre-clinical setting.

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Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?
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A team of scientists targeted the gene CtBP with a drug known as HIPP (2-hydroxy-imino phenylpyruvic acid) and were able to reduce the development of pre-cancerous polyps by half.

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A Rogue Gene is Causing Seizures in Babies. Here’s How MSU Wants to Stop it
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The researchers are closer to understanding the source of the seizures, a gene known as GNAO1 and the transformations it can take on, and potentially stopping its devastating effects by uncovering key differences in the way it functions.

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