Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists discover new mechanism associated with severe COVID-19

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have found that severe COVID-19 is associated with an imbalance in an important immune system signaling pathway. The discovery helps explain at the molecular level ...

Oncology & Cancer

Biomarker predicts resistance to immunotherapies in melanoma

Duke Cancer Institute researchers have identified potential biomarkers that predict the likelihood for checkpoint inhibitor drugs to backfire, driving hyper-progression of melanoma cells instead of unleashing the immune system ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CAR T cell therapy could reach beyond cancer

Engineered immune cells, known as CAR T cells, have shown the world what personalized immunotherapies can do to fight blood cancers. Now, investigators have reported highly promising early results for CAR T therapy in a small ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drug triggers immune cells to attack prostate cancer

A single drug compound simultaneously attacks hard-to-treat prostate cancer on several fronts, according to a new study in mice and human cells. It triggers immune cells to attack, helps the immune cells penetrate the tumor, ...

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