Preventing Moles From Turning Into Melanoma
According to a study, activating the Hippo tumor suppressor pathway helps prevent moles from mutating into melanoma.
“Sticking” Cancer Cells in Place to Preventing Their Spread Around the Body
A monoclonal antibody that binds to cell adhesion molecules to "stick" cells in place could be used to prevent metastasis as a cancer treatment in the future.
Monoclonal Antibody Highly Safe and Effective Against Malaria
One injection of a candidate monoclonal antibody (mAb) known as L9LS was found to be safe and highly protective in U.S. adults exposed to the malaria parasite, according to results from a National Institutes of Health Phase 1 clinical trial.
New Drug for Multiple Myeloma Yields Positive Results in Clinical Trial
A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine outlines positive findings from a Phase I/II trial of a new drug – teclistamab – for treating multiple myeloma (MM).
Probiotic Engineered To Restore Bile Salt Metabolism and Counter the Onset of Infection
Scientists have created a probiotic to restore bile salt metabolism, found in the gastrointestinal tract, to counter the onset and effects of Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI).
Sensorimotor Retraining, a New Approach for Treating Chronic Pain
Sensorimotor retraining aims to correct a disruption within the nervous system that causes lower back pain by changing how people process sensory information from their back.
Altered Amino Acid Metabolism Creates Weak Spot in Liver Cancers
Researchers have discovered that hepatocellular carcinomas, the main type of liver cancer, modify their metabolism of the amino acid arginine which renders them susceptible to disruptions in its supply.
3D Brain Tumor Model To Aid Development of Personalized Cancer Treatments
A 3D tumor model around the size of a pencil eraser could help treat glioblastoma with personalized therapies by accurately replicating the tumor microenvironment.
Nanotechnology Repurposes Nutritional Supplement as Potential Breast Cancer Treatment
Researchers have succeeded in using a plant-derived nutrient supplement to shrink breast cancer tumors in preclinical models.
ALS Gene Therapy Approach Shows Promise in Animal Study
Researchers report that a gene therapy approach measurably delayed disease onset in humanized mouse and rat models of an inherited form of ALS that runs in families.