Oncology & Cancer

Study finds why some cancer drugs may be ineffective

A possible explanation for why many cancer drugs that kill tumor cells in mouse models won't work in human trials has been found by researchers with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes

Nursing homes with the largest proportions of non-White residents experience 3.3 times more COVID-19 deaths than do nursing homes with the largest proportions of White residents, according to a new study from the University ...

Medical research

Risk factors for opioid relapse differ between men and women

Fatal drug overdoses—two-thirds of which involve opioids—have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC recently reported that overdose deaths have surged to 81,000 over a 12-month period.

Medical research

Toward new alternatives to animal testing

A novel alternative approach that can identify chemicals which affect male reproductive health without the use of animal tests has been developed in a research project led by the Technical University of Denmark.

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