Oncology & Cancer

Novel approach identifies highly specific anti-cancer compounds

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have identified potent, highly specific compounds that interfere with bromodomain (BD)-containing proteins involved in cancer. The compounds, called ...

Medications

Technology assesses effectiveness and safety of drug targets

Researchers have boosted pioneering technology to show whether potential treatments are worth progressing into human trials, in a game-changing move that could dramatically reduce the high failure rates in drug discovery ...

Medical research

Unique binding of delta variant may explain high transmissibility

Unlike other SARS-CoV-2 variants, the delta variant can attach to copies of itself, forming larger aggregations, or clumps, of viral particles, suggests a study by scientists at the National Institutes of Health. The researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New targets uncovered for treating hypertension-related fibrosis

Elevated blood pressure can cause a condition known as perivascular fibrosis, where the outside wall of a blood vessel thickens due to connective tissue build-up. Although recent data has suggested that the thickening is ...

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