HIV & AIDS

Scientists reveal new phase of HIV infection

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have identified a new life cycle stage in HIV infection, thanks to a novel technique they developed to take images of intact infected cells. They've shown that ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify potential biomarker for cancer diagnosis

Scientists studying cancer development have known about micronuclei for some time. These erratic, small extra nuclei, which contain fragments, or whole chromosomes that were not incorporated into daughter cells after cell ...

Medical research

A step closer to understanding, averting drug resistance

(Medical Xpress) -- The multidrug transporter EmrE functions as an asymmetric antiparallel dimer (molecule with two subunits). Drug (blue) transport from the inside to the outside of the cell membrane is accomplished by exchange ...

Medical research

Discovery could lead ways to prevent herpes spread

(Medical Xpress) -- Herpesviruses are thrifty reproducers -- they only send off their most infectious progeny to invade new cells. Two Cornell virologists recently have discovered how these viruses determine which progeny ...

Medical research

Experimental drug extends survival in progeria

A report from a clinical trial for a drug to treat the rapid-aging disorder progeria, published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, offers hope for families with the ultra-rare genetic condition.

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