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 ...


A breakthrough in photodynamic therapy

An international team led by physics researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington has published a paper in Bioactive Materials that describes a breakthrough method of photodynamic therapy (PDT), an emerging cancer ...


Connective tissue protein fights bacterial infection

A connective tissue protein known to support the framework of organs also encourages immune responses that fight bacterial infections, while restraining responses that can be deadly in the condition called sepsis, a new study ...

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