Medical research

New research advances understanding of DNA repair

A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has made a discovery that alters our understanding of how the body's DNA repair process works and may lead to new chemotherapy treatments for cancer and other disorders.

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International team advances research on muscle health

An international team, led by University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine researchers, has published findings that could contribute to future therapeutics for muscle degeneration due to old age, and diseases such as cancer and ...

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Remarkable new insights into the pathology of Usher syndrome

Human Usher syndrome (USH) is the most common form of hereditary deaf-blindness. Sufferers can be deaf from birth, suffer from balance disorders, and eventually lose their eyesight as the disease progresses. For some 25 years ...

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Viruses can 'hijack' cellular process to block immune response

Research led by McGill University and Queen's University Belfast has found that viruses can 'hijack' an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the body's antiviral immune response to a viral infection.

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