Immunology

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 ...

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 ...

Medical research

Relationship between the microbiome and breast cancer

Researchers are learning more about the relationship between the microbiome and cancer. But many questions remain, especially when it comes to the role of the microbiome in breast tissue and whether it contributes to the ...