Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Survivor antibody clears path for new Ebola vaccine

An antibody taken from an Ebola survivor has been found to target all three human strains of the virus and could eventually lead to an all-purpose vaccine against the killer disease, scientists said Monday.

Genetics

Team releases gene edited human stem cell lines

The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells that target key cellular structures ...

Medical research

Nuclear export of opioid growth factor receptor is CRM1 dependent

In a study in the February 2016 Issue (241:3) of Experimental Biology and Medicine researchers at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, led by Dr. Pat McLaughlin, discovered that a novel biological pathway, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reports childhood family breakups harder on girls' health

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children. Recent University of Illinois research looks at overall health, depression, and smoking as a health-related behavior and finds that, for ...

Medical research

Researchers discover mutation involved in neurodegeneration

A mutation that increases the level of a special class of sphingolipids—molecules important to cell structure and signaling—can lead to neurodegeneration due to problems with neuronal membranes, reports a research team ...

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