Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research reveals new insights into hepatitis B

Researchers at the University of Delaware, working with colleagues at Indiana University, have gained new insights into the virus that causes hepatitis B—a life-threatening and incurable infection that afflicts more than ...

Medical research

Researchers develop computer simulation of body's heat response

For the first time, scientists at the M.M. Shemyakin and Yu. A. Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences have successfully used computer-generated simulations to study the TRPV1-receptor ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anti-antibiotics

Antimicrobial peptides are natural antibiotics found in all multicellular organisms. These molecules are viewed as potential drug candidates in the post-antibiotic era because widespread microbial resistance against them ...

Oncology & Cancer

New target for treating wide spectrum of cancers

(Medical Xpress)—UC Irvine biologists, chemists and computer scientists have identified an elusive pocket on the surface of the p53 protein that can be targeted by cancer-fighting drugs. The finding heralds a new treatment ...

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