Oncology & Cancer

Origin of childhood cancer malignant rhabdoid tumour discovered

The first proof of the origin of malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT), a rare childhood cancer, has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in the Netherlands, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals cause of common Zika virus birth defect

Cleveland Clinic researchers have described for the first time how Zika virus (ZIKV) causes one of the most common birth defects associated with prenatal infection, called brain calcification, according to new study findings ...

Neuroscience

How does the immune system keep tabs on the brain?

Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, autism, schizophrenia and many other neurological and psychiatric conditions have been linked to inflammation in the brain. There's growing evidence that immune cells and molecules ...

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