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Cancer cells.

Certain Allergy Medications May Help Lung Cancer Treatment

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified an allergy pathway that, when blocked, unleashes antitumor immunity in mouse models of non-small cell lung cancer.
A 3D printed stencil of DECTIN-1's structure.

Fungus-Fighting Protein Also Exacerbates Autoimmune Diseases

A protein in the immune system programmed to protect the body from fungal infections is also responsible for exacerbating the severity of certain autoimmune diseases.
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Arthritis Drug May Offer Hope for Type 1 Diabetes

A common drug used for rheumatoid arthritis – baricitinib – has shown promising results for patients with type 1 diabetes in a world-first trial, showing it could limit the progression of the disease within the first 100 days of diagnosis.
Blood and urine glucose testing kit.

Under-Skin Implant Could Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes

An under-the-skin implant that secretes insulin could provide an easier, long-term and less invasive way to treat type 1 diabetes.
A man with a cold wipes his nose with a tissue.

Thicker Snot Facilitates Bacterial Swarms in Infection

A new study has demonstrated how bacteria use the viscosity of mucus to enhance their ability to self-organize and possibly drive infection.
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Protein Droplets Reveal a New Way To Target the Androgen Receptor

Designing small molecule drugs that target the androgen receptor is a major challenge, but the way it forms condensates could reveal a new way of targeting the receptor.
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Study Examines Effect of Aspirin on Cancer Treatment

Aspirin is inexpensive and readily available in almost every country. According to a meta-analysis, taking a daily low dose (75 or 81 mg/day) of aspirin was associated with a 20% reduction in deaths from cancer and in deaths from all causes.
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Bikram Yoga Reduces Depressive Symptoms in Clinical Trial

Technology Networks caught up with the researchers behind an eight-week clinical trial testing the effects of Bikram yoga on depressive symptoms.
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Experimental Drugs Reduce Hard-To-Treat Nerve Sheath Tumors in Mice

Combining a pair of experimental drugs may help treat malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors with fewer harmful side effects, according to preliminary animal studies.
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Molecular Treatment Helps Mice Regain Brain Function After Stroke

A class of small molecules has been shown to help mice regain brain function after a stroke, opening doors to new stroke recovery therapies.