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Genome archeologists discover path to activate immune response against cancer

University Health Network | 10-21-2020

Ancient embedded elements in our DNA from generations past can activate a powerful immune response against cancer cells …

Tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus with genome sequencing

University of North Carolina Health Care | 10-21-2020

Using next-generation sequencing on SARS-CoV-2 will help accurately diagnose the novel coronavirus, identify mutations, and track its history. …

Vitamin A boosts fat burning in cold conditions

Medical University of Vienna | 10-21-2020

New findings show that cold ambient temperatures increase vitamin A levels in humans and mice, which helps convert white adipose tissue into fat burning brown adipose tissue. …

Researchers discovered a second cell entry receptor for SARS-CoV-2

University of Helsinki | 10-20-2020

Study identifies the protein neuropilin-1 as a new cell entry receptor for SARS-CoV-2. …

Anti-inflammatory therapy shows promise in slowing progression of multiple sclerosis

University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry | 10-20-2020

Intranasal administration of an anti-inflammatory drug helped reduce disease progression in a preclinical model of multiple sclerosis …

Magnetic field and hydrogels could be used to grow new cartilage

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine | 10-19-2020

New research shows that it’s possible to use a magnetic field and hydrogels to rebuild complex body tissues …

Restoration of vision in mice following gene therapy

University of California - Irvine | 10-19-2020

New generation CRISPR technology lays foundation for therapeutics to treat a wide range of inherited ocular diseases. …

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 10-19-2020

Study shows that a 12-week exercise and nutritrion intervention improved physical and cognitive performance. …

Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker

McMaster University | 10-19-2020

Researchers have created a prototype hand-held device that measures a prostate cancer biomarker, paving the way for home-based cancer monitoring. …

Investigational ALS drug prolongs patient survival in clinical trial

Massachusetts General Hospital | 10-16-2020

An experimental medication that was recently shown to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis has now demonstrated the potential to also prolong patient survival. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Genome archeologists discover path to activate immune response against cancer

University Health Network | 10-21-2020

Ancient embedded elements in our DNA from generations past can activate a powerful immune response against cancer cells …

Genome archeologists discover path to activate immune response against cancer

University Health Network | 10-21-2020

Ancient embedded elements in our DNA from generations past can activate a powerful immune response against cancer cells …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 10-19-2020

Study shows that a 12-week exercise and nutritrion intervention improved physical and cognitive performance. …

Exercise and nutrition regimen benefits physical, cognitive health

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | 10-19-2020

Study shows that a 12-week exercise and nutritrion intervention improved physical and cognitive performance. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Risk of deadly skin cancer may be gauged by accumulated DNA damage

University of California - San Francisco | 10-07-2020

Skin cancer risk can be estimated by detection of DNA mutations in individual skin cells. …

Risk of deadly skin cancer may be gauged by accumulated DNA damage

University of California - San Francisco | 10-07-2020

Skin cancer risk can be estimated by detection of DNA mutations in individual skin cells. …