Cardiology

T cells can shift from helping to harming in atherosclerosis

High cholesterol kills. In fact, one in four Americans will die from the consequences of atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaques of fat and cholesterol in the arteries. Statins have helped reduce mortality, but millions are ...

Oncology & Cancer

A breakthrough with a new cancer vaccine

Scientists are ready to trial a new cancer vaccine in humans following the successful outcome of their preclinical studies.

Genetics

The protein that stands between us and autoimmunity

The immune system is supposed to protect from external microbial invaders, but sometimes it turns its efforts inward, potentially resulting in autoimmune diseases. In a new study, researchers from Osaka University have discovered ...

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