Medical research

New approach eradicates breast cancer in mice

A new approach to treating breast cancer kills 95-100% of cancer cells in mouse models of human estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancers and their metastases in bone, brain, liver and lungs. The newly developed drug, called ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Decoding delta: How viruses mutate and what can be done about it

Even as some Americans resume pre-pandemic activities like social gatherings or dining or shopping mask-free, a perilous schism is emerging in the U.S. between those who are vaccinated against COVID-19 and those who are not. ...

Medical research

3D 'assembloid' shows how SARS-CoV-2 infects brain cells

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine have produced a stem cell model that demonstrates a potential route of entry of SARS-CoV-2, the virus ...

Medical research

Cells create own detergent to clean up infections

In recent years, scientists have discovered that non-immune system cells are surprisingly well armed to combat infection. Yale researchers have found a particularly powerful weapon in these cells' arsenal—a protein that ...

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