Medicine / Pharmacy

Pharmacology - Health - Oct 14
Pharmacology - Health
The aim of immunotherapies is to enable the immune system once again to fight cancer on its own. Drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors are already in clinical use for this purpose. However, they are only effective in about one third of patients. Based on analysis of human tissue samples, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now discovered one reason why this is so: an inactive receptor in cancer cells prevents the drugs from reactivating the immune system.
Life Sciences - Health - Oct 14

Our brain cells, and more specifically the channel proteins in the cell wall, need lipids - or fat - to function properly. These are the findings of an international study led by the Laboratory of Structural Neurobiology at KU Leuven.

Pharmacology - Health - Oct 14

Phase III PEMPHIX study shows Roche's MabThera/Rituxan (rituximab) superior to mycophenolate mofetil in patients with pemphigus vulgaris.

Health - Pharmacology - Oct 10

With 33 states and the District of Columbia having legalized medical marijuana, it was inevitable that there would be much talk of its therapeutic benefits, real or imagined. But lost in the equally inevitable hype has been hard scientific proof.

Health - Psychology - Oct 10
Health - Psychology

Future treatment and prevention of suicidal behaviour in lowand middle-income countries (LMIC) should involve a wider range of approaches beyond just the treatment of psychiatric illness, according

Health - Life Sciences - Oct 14
Health - Life Sciences

Discovery of a type of immunity that protects koalas' DNA from viruses has importance for the survival of koalas and our fundamental understanding of evolution.

Health - Life Sciences - Oct 11
Health - Life Sciences

The European Research Council has awarded one of the prestigious ERC Synergy Grants - the most competitive funding scheme from ERC - to a joint research project of the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, the ETH Zurich and the University of Bristol.

Agronomy - Health - Oct 10

Recent nationwide polls show Americans are divided about soda taxes. Overall, people tend to be more supportive of calorie-labeling and removing sugary drinks from schools, but less so for a general soda tax.

Health - Life Sciences - Oct 9

Researchers at the University of Würzburg and the Spanish Cancer Research Centre have gained new insights into the pathogen that causes tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a highly contagious infectious disease that is typically spread through aerosols and mainly affects the lungs.


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