EMBO Molecular Medicine

Protecting us from our cells

Our immune system defends us from harmful bacteria and viruses, but, if left unchecked, the cells that destroy those invaders can turn on the body itself, causing auto-immune diseases like type-1 diabetes ...

Oct 22, 2014
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New hope for tough-to-treat breast cancers

(Medical Xpress)—Tufts researchers have identified a new target for treating particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer that could potentially save thousands of lives each year.

Mar 19, 2014
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Drug activates virus against cancer

Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered that a drug called valproic acid increases the effectiveness of parvoviruses that are used against cancer. In some cases, pancreatic and cervical tumors that ...

Oct 15, 2013
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