Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Breakthrough' treatment slashes virus death risk: study

An aerosol-based drug treatment could drastically reduce the number of new coronavirus patients dying from the disease or requiring intensive care, according to preliminary results released Monday by a British biotech firm.

Immunology

Researchers generate developmental map of human T-cells

Chintan Parekh, MD, of the The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has led a team of investigators that generated a comprehensive roadmap for how T-cells develop in the human thymus. The study will ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tumors disrupt the immune system throughout the body

Cancer treatment has advanced with the advent of immunotherapies that, in some cancers, can overcome tumors' ability to evade the immune system by suppressing local immune responses. But a new study in mice by UC San Francisco ...

Medical research

Poxviruses could yield protein pathways for coronavirus vaccine

A vaccine first introduced in the late 1700's could help researchers today looking for a way to fight the coronavirus. Dr. Amy MacNeill, a veterinary pathologist at Colorado State University, and her team are using the vaccinia ...

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