Oncology & Cancer

Maintaining body weight won't save colorectal cancer survivors

Colorectal cancer survivors who maintained a stable body weight but lost muscle and developed fatty deposits in their muscles faced a 40 percent higher risk of premature death than patients who avoided both health issues.

Oncology & Cancer

Armoring anti-cancer T cells against immunosuppressants

Duke-NUS Medical School researchers, together with collaborators in Singapore, have designed armored immune cells that can attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients, while temporarily evading immunosuppressant ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early COVID-19 cases in Southern California linked to New York

Most COVID-19 (coronavirus) patients in Southern California during the early months of the pandemic appear to have been infected by a variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus introduced to the region from New York state via Europe, ...

Neuroscience

Research uncovers mechanism behind epilepsy in Angelman syndrome

A key mechanism underlying neuronal dysfunction in Angelman syndrome (AS), a syndromic form of autism spectrum disorder, has—for the first time—been revealed through innovative research led by Duke-NUS Medical School ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Collective memory shapes the construction of personal memories

For sociologists, individual memories are shaped by the collective memory of the community. Until now, this phenomenon had never been studied at the neurobiological level. Inserm researchers Pierre Gagnepain and Francis Eustache ...

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