Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immunologists unravel battle plans of deadly coronaviruses

Immunologists from Trinity, who have worked on coronaviruses for the past decade, have just unraveled new secrets behind the viruses' battle plans—providing new insights into how these deadly viruses sometimes win the war ...

Cardiology

Lymphatic system aids heart repair

Expression of a pro-lymphangiogenic growth factor after heart injury activates the lymphatic system, spurring leukocytes to help clear away dying cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Journal ...

Medical research

New tech assigns more accurate 'time of death' to cells

It's surprisingly hard to tell when a brain cell is dead. Neurons that appear inactive and fragmented under the microscope can persist in a kind of life-or-death limbo for days, and some suddenly begin signaling again after ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fresh hope for improving treatments for deadly lung disease

Tuberculosis (TB) is still one of the biggest infectious killers in the world. Multiple drug resistant (MDR) TB has become a global health emergency, an emerging European crisis, and an important Irish public health concern. ...

Oncology & Cancer

New advances in treating non-small cell lung cancer

A new publication by Yale Cancer Center highlights recent breakthrough therapies developed to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The goal of the study is to provide views on how basic science advances will impact clinical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals how some antibodies can broadly neutralize ebolaviruses

Some survivors of ebolavirus outbreaks make antibodies that can broadly neutralize these viruses—and now, scientists at Scripps Research have illuminated how these antibodies can disable the viruses so effectively. The ...

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