Medical research

RNA fragment creates prospect for new atherosclerosis therapies

Atherosclerosis is considered a frequent cause of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Despite medical progress, case numbers are constantly rising. Targeted new therapeutic approaches are therefore more important than ever.

Medical research

New cancer therapy target stops tumor cells from sharing resources

Researchers at University of California San Diego have discovered a process in which liver cells share molecules via vesicle exchange in order to multiply under conditions that would ordinarily suppress cell proliferation. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research team confirms immunity to COVID-19 reduces contagiousness

Nearly one in three people exposed to SARS-CoV2 is infected, and as many as two in five with the omicron variant. In the case of immunity—conferred by vaccination, infection or a combination of the two—this rate drops ...

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