Medical research

Thwarting herpes, scientists open antiviral drug path

While herpesviruses infect most animals – including humans – with incurable disease, Cornell researchers have found a genetic trail to thwart its reproductive powers, cutting its infective powers by a factor of up to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stem cell transplant benefits older adults with MDS

(HealthDay)—Among older patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), survival rates are better for those undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), according to a study presented at the annual meeting ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researcher seeks safer, more effective leukemia treatment

A potentially safer, more effective chemotherapy treatment for patients with blood-related cancers, such as leukemia, who need a particular bone marrow transplant procedure is under study at the University of Arizona Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Steep decline in organ transplants amid COVID-19 outbreak

France and the United States, two countries hit hard by the novel coronavirus, have experienced a tremendous reduction in the number of organ donations and solid organ (kidney, liver, heart, and lung) transplant procedures ...

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