Medications

New drug shows promise against tough-to-manage asthma

An experimental injectable drug appears more versatile than existing medications in treating people with different forms of severe, hard-to-control asthma, clinical trial results show.

Genetics

Gene changes might explain long-haul COVID-19 symptoms

Results from a new cell study suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can bring about long-term gene expression changes. The findings could help explain why some COVID-19 patients—referred to as COVID long-haulers—experience ...

Inflammatory disorders

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases by activating key cells in the immune system. In mouse models of psoriasis, ...

Immunology

Pacify the protein and win over a disease

The interests of Karolina Mikulska-Ruminska, Dr., from the Department of Biophysics in the Institute of Physics, NCU focus on widely understood biological structures, especially proteins. In her work, she applies calculation ...

Medical research

Tumor progression depends on the tumor microenvironment

Tumor cells constantly interact with the cellular environment they live in, affecting tumor progression and metastasis. In a new study, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) and Niigata University discovered ...

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