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Immune Dysfunction May Be a Novel Target for PCOS Therapy, Study Finds

A new study explores how polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) impacts the immune system, revealing that immune cell populations were affected across reproductive, metabolic and immunological tissues in different ways.
Microscopic imaging of blood vessels.

Blood Vessel Protein Linked to Drug-Resistant Cancer

Researchers clarify the role of an elusive angiocrine factor in the tumor microenvironment and its effect on cancer stem cells. Further research will serve as a stepping stone to effective therapies for drug-resistant cancer.
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Vagus Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment for Allergic Asthma

A mouse model was used to investigate the potential of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) as a treatment for allergic asthma, a subtype of asthma triggered by allergies, and understand some of the underlying mechanisms.
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What Happens to the Human Body After 200 Vaccines?

Last month a story about a 62-year-old male made headlines after he claimed to have received 217 vaccines against SARS-CoV-2. Scientists invited the individual for tests to investigate what happens in the body of a hypervaccinated individual.
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AI Tool Maps Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Soft tissue sarcomas are rare and difficult to treat. Machine-learning tools designed at Stanford Medicine uncover distinct cellular communities that correlate with prognosis, immunotherapy success.
Histology of ovaries from healthy mice vs. mice without Usp7 gene.

Researchers Uncover Protein Networks in Female Mouse Reproduction

Scientists have found that while a protein called FOXL2 plays a role in embryonic development, it regulates the activity of many more genes after birth.
Cancer cells.

Evolution of Urinary Tract Cancer Cells Mapped

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have performed the most comprehensive analysis to date of cancer of the ureters or the urine-collection cavities in the kidney, known as upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).

The Parts of Our Microbiomes That Are Unique to Us Are the Most Stable

The trillions of bacteria that call your body home — collectively known as the microbiome — appear to be unique to you, like a fingerprint.
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Industry Insight

Using Gravity To Separate T Cells Could Speed Up Cancer Treatment

While traditional methods of cell sorting come with several challenges, microbubbles are simple to use and can separate cells without causing harm. Technology Networks spoke to Dr. Brandon McNaughton, CEO and co-founder of Akadeum to find out more about this technology, its applications and how it could improve cancer treatment.
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Exploring the Latest Advances in Transcriptomics

This article explores the latest technologies currently in use for transcriptomic research. It also highlights the latest advancements in transcriptomics technology, focusing on single-cell, spatiotemporal and the “dark-transcriptome”.