HIV & AIDS

Hydrogen sulphide gas suppresses HIV infection

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and their collaborators have identified a key role played by hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas in suppressing the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Increased H2S was found ...

Biomedical technology

A novel protein therapy for efficient skin wound healing

A protein named Agrin has been discovered to promote wound healing and repair, when it is triggered after skin tissue is injured. These findings could pave the way for the development of Agrin protein therapy to accelerate ...

Medical research

The role of bitter receptors in cancer

Bitter taste receptors are not involved in taste perception, they are also found on cancer cells. A team led by Veronika Somoza from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Vienna and the German Leibniz Institute for ...

Immunology

CRISPR screen identifies new anti-inflammatory drug target

A metabolic enzyme that has been studied in cancer biology and is important for T cell function may offer a new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered. They report Nov. 11 in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immune system early responder can combat COVID-19

A simple RNA molecule jumpstarts the immune system's "first responders" to viral infection and can even eradicate the SARS-CoV-2 virus in mice with chronic cases of COVID-19, a new Yale School of Medicine study finds.

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