Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Why don't people get sick despite being infected?

Even as others were dying of COVID-19, Rick Wright made phone calls to his business clients. He lifted weights, did pushups and glided on an elliptical trainer. Late at night, he took his dog on long walks.

Oncology & Cancer

Putting 'super' in natural killer cells

Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and deleting a key gene, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have created natural killer cells—a type of immune cell—with measurably stronger ...

Immunology

Assassin cells armed with anticancer drugs kill cancer masses

There are immune cells in our bodies that directly destroy infected or cancer cells—they are called natural killer cells. Recently, a POSTECH research team has developed an integrative cancer therapy using adoptive natural ...

Medical research

New weapon identified in arsenal against disease

Scientists at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences have discovered a new way for T cells to attack cells infected by viruses or deranged ...

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