Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How SARS-CoV-2 evades the immune system

Researchers in Japan and the United States have found SARS-CoV-2 can knock out an important molecular pathway linked to an immune complex called MHC class I. The finding should help scientists better understand how COVID-19 ...

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 ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows new strategy to boost immune system to fight melanoma

A new study led by Yale Cancer Center researchers shows that the enzyme KDM5B suppresses anti-melanoma immunity. These findings could help develop a new treatment strategy to benefit patients with melanoma and other cancers, ...

Medications

Nutrients can mimic pharmacological effects of medicines

Nutrients can work in surprisingly similar ways as medicines. Pharmacologists from Utrecht University conclude that more knowledge of the similarities between food and medicines could help develop diets to combat diseases.

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