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New Cause of Cell Aging Uncovered
News   Jul 26, 2019

A news study could be key to our understanding of how the aging process works. The findings potentially pave the way for better cancer treatments and revolutionary new drugs that could vastly improve human health later in life.

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One Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough
News   Jul 25, 2019

In a large national data linkage study, researchers compared cervical screening outcomes for a quarter of a million Australian women. They found that in women who were vaccinated at a young age, when most had not yet been exposed to HPV, that receipt of even one dose of HPV vaccine lowered the chance of having a pre-cancerous lesion detected at cervical screening.

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Targeting and Treating Tumors With Microrobots
News   Jul 25, 2019

Microrobots developed by researchers at Caltech may provide a new way of treating cancers in the digestive tract. They travel through the stomach and intestines carrying medication until they are activated by a pulse of laser light.

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Treatment Takes a "BiTE" Out of Brain Cancer
News   Jul 25, 2019

Investigators have created a new method that could make immune therapy more effective against brain tumors and expand its use against other types of solid tumors.

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A Device That Detects Opioid Overdose and Delivers Drug to Reverse It
News   Jul 25, 2019

Opioid users tend to be alone and incapacitated during an overdose. Purdue University researchers are developing a device that would automatically detect an overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known to reverse deadly effects.

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Case Study Identifies Encephalitis As Rare Toxicity of Immunotherapy Treatment
News   Jul 24, 2019

After a cancer patient receiving an immunotherapy developed encephalitis and died 18 months into treatment, researchers at investigated why the complication occurred, performing a molecular analysis of the disease’s pathology and mining data to determine the incidence of similar occurrences.

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Fat Cells Play Role in Fatal Transformation of Melanoma
News   Jul 24, 2019

Researchers have discovered that fat cells are involved in the transformation that melanoma cells – from cancer cells of limited growth in the epidermis to lethal metastatic cells attacking patients' vital organs.

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Revolutionizing the Treatment of Cancer With Lab-on-a-Chip
News   Jul 24, 2019

A new generation of pathology labs mounted on chips is set to revolutionize the detection and treatment of cancer by using devices as thin as a human hair to analyze bodily fluids.

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Understanding Cannflavin Biosynthesis Unlocks Pain Relief Potential of Cannabis
News   Jul 24, 2019

Researchers have discovered how the cannabis plant creates important pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation than Aspirin. The discovery unlocks the potential to create a naturally derived pain treatment.

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Toxin in Bacteria Hijacks and Modifies Human Proteins
News   Jul 23, 2019

A team of scientists discovered that the toxin SidJ in Legionella bacteria enforces a unique modification on human proteins and helps legionella grow inside human cells.

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