Medical research

Combining best of both worlds for cancer modeling

Despite cancer being a leading cause of death worldwide, treatment options for many types of cancers remain limited. This is partly due to the in vitro tools used to model cancers, which cannot adequately predict the behavior ...

Medical research

New insights into wound healing process

Biomedical engineers developed a technique to observe wound healing in real time, discovering a central role for cells known as fibroblasts. The work, reported in APL Bioengineering, is the first demonstration of a wound ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel organoid models illuminate the path to cervical cancers

Organoids are increasingly being used in biomedical research. These are organ-like structures created in the laboratory that are only a few millimeters in size. Organoids can be used to study life processes and the effect ...

Medical research

Results of comprehensive SARS-CoV-2 animal model study published

Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed) and Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) published their findings regarding a comprehensive animal model study of SARS-CoV-2 in the peer-reviewed ...

Cardiology

Arthritis drug may treat immunotherapy-related heart complication

A drug typically prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis may also be effective in treating a rare but potentially deadly heart complication some cancer patients experience after taking immunotherapies, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A step toward understanding why COVID-19 boosts stroke risk

A UCLA-led study may help explain how COVID-19 increases the risk for stroke. Scientists made the finding by running fluid spiked with a COVID-19-like protein through a 3-D-printed model of the arteries of a patient who had ...

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