News tagged with viruses and bacteria

New cell type offers new hope

(Medical Xpress) -- A team of Melbourne scientists has discovered a new type of cell in the immune system. Their findings could ultimately lead to the development of novel drugs that strengthen the immune ...

Jun 14, 2011
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Viruses in the human gut show dynamic response to diet

The digestive system is home to a myriad of viruses, but how they are involved in health and disease is poorly understood. In a study published online today in Genome Research, researchers have investigated the dynamics of vir ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Wave of interest in new cancer therapy

Using viruses and bacteria that normally cause disease to cure disease is an apparent contradiction, but it’s fundamental to the work being carried out by Dr. David Ackerley.

Nov 02, 2011
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