Medical research

Decoy receptor protects against omicron infection

They say that the best defense is a good offense; and now, researchers from Japan have found that the best defense against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection could be a good decoy.

Neuroscience

Researchers identify osteoarthritis 'pain pathway'

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered that a particular molecular signaling pathway plays an important role in producing osteoarthritis (OA) pain. Using a mouse model of painful osteoarthritis, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron variant largely resistant to current antibodies

The omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is spreading at an alarming rate. It could soon replace the delta variant, which at present dominates globally. However, little is known about whether currently available vaccines and drugs ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study adds more evidence for Omicron immune evasion

A new study from Columbia researchers, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Hong Kong, adds more evidence that the omicron variant can evade the immune protection conferred by vaccines and natural infection ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delta and Delta Plus evade the antibody response

The emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 variants that can spread rapidly and undermine vaccine-induced immunity threatens the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The delta variant (B.1.617.2) emerged in India and subsequently spread globally ...

Oncology & Cancer

New technology makes tumor eliminate itself

A new technology developed by UZH researchers enables the body to produce therapeutic agents on demand at the exact location where they are needed. The innovation could reduce the side effects of cancer therapy and may hold ...

Medications

New method facilitates development of antibody-based drugs

In recent years, therapeutic antibodies have transformed the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. Now, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new, efficient method based on the 'genetic scissors' ...

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