Diabetes

Researchers may be close to a cure for type 1 diabetes

Science could be well on its way to a cure for type 1 diabetes, as researchers hone transplant therapies designed to restore patients' ability to produce their own insulin, experts say.

Medical research

A new way to control Epstein-Barr virus

A team of researchers at University of Utah Health have shown the Epstein-Barr virus—which causes mononucleosis and is linked to development of several cancers—uses a novel strategy to survive. The virus takes the reins ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cells send out 'drones' to battle immune system from afar

Cancer cells are more than a lump of cells growing out of control; they participate in active combat with the immune system for their own survival. Being able to evade the immune system is a hallmark of cancer. Cancer cells ...

Immunology

Does running a marathon suppress your immune system?

It is commonly believed that some forms of exercise, such as endurance events, suppress your immune system and leave you at risk of infections, like the common cold. However, our latest review of the evidence suggests that ...

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