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Surge protector: A novel approach to suppressing therapy-induced tumor growth and recurrence  SCIENCE DAILY · 33 minutes
Dead and dying cancer cells killed by conventional cancer treatments paradoxically trigger inflammation that promotes tumor growth and metastasis. Researchers now describe a novel... more
Defective glial cells can push neurons toward Parkinson's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 35 minutes
A team of scientists have discovered that astrocytes are linked to the buildup of a toxic protein that is one the hallmarks of Parkinson's disease. The work suggests an important... more
How Candida albicans exploits lack of oxygen to cause disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 35 minutes
Scientists have shown how the yeast Candida albicans can modulate and adapt to low oxygen levels in different body niches to cause infection and to harm the host.... more
New immune response regulators  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Researchers have discovered new proteins that regulate T cells in the human immune system. Some of these proteins can provide possible new targets for drug development in treating immune-mediated diseases. more
Back to the future with CD4 testing: Improving HIV care in low- and middle-income countries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
A practical resource-based public health approach for the rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected individuals living in... more
Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions'  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s more
Potential therapeutic target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
New research has revealed that the protein TDP-43 regulates a gene called Stathmin2 (STMN2). STMN2 shows promise as a therapeutic target and could be the first biomarker ALS, which is extremely difficult to diagnose... more
Documents: OxyContin maker boasted about potential sales  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions... more
Health effects of metabolic 'magic bullet' protein  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Researchers have developed a new system that lets them study in more detail than ever exactly how, where and when the metabolic protein AMPK carries out its molecular and therapeutic functions. more
Hindering melanoma metastasis with an FDA-approved drug  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A drug approved by the FDA 65 years ago for blood pressure control may aid in preventing cancer from spreading to distant organs. New research revealed that this drug disrupted formation of a fertile... more
Stroke drug may also prevent Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have discovered that a drug currently being developed to treat stroke patients could also prevent Alzheimer's disease. The study shows that the genetically engineered protein 3K3A-APC protects the brains of mice with Alzheimer's-like... more
Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug's impact on... more
A new 3-D printed ‘sponge’ sops up excess chemo drugs  SCIENCE-NEWS · 11 hours
Researchers have created “sponges” that would absorb excess cancer drugs before they spread through the body and cause negative side effects. more
DNA origami: A precise measuring tool for optimal antibody effectiveness  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, in collaboration with researchers at University of Oslo, Norway, have demonstrated the most accurate distance between densely packed antigens in order to get... more
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Effective against Knee Osteoarthritis: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
A new study, published in the journal Menopause, shows that women receiving menopausal hormone therapy had a significantly lower prevalence... more
Keele University researchers receive £2.4 million grant to help reduce overprescribing of opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
A research team from Keele University's Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences has been awarded a major grant of £2.4 million... more
Medical News Today: Metoprolol tartrate vs. metoprolol succinate  MNT · 1 day
Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate are different salt forms of metoprolol. Both drugs are beta-blockers that doctors prescribe to treat several cardiovascular conditions. However, despite being similar, they do have some different... more
Researchers identify long-sought activator of sigma receptors in human cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Cells communicate through complex mechanisms that typically involve receptors and ligands that bind to them. Endogenous ligands have been identified for the vast majority of cellular receptors, helping... more
Researchers gain control over soft-molecule synthesis  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
By gaining control over shape, size and composition during synthetic molecule assembly, researchers can begin to probe how these factors influence the function of soft materials. Finding these answers could help advance virology, drug delivery development... more
Lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals more likely to suffer severe substance use disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers know that lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are more likely than heterosexuals to use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, but until... more
Molecular hallmarks of tumor hypoxia across 19 cancer types discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Unlike healthy tissues, tumors thrive in low-oxygen environments, often acquiring the ability to resist treatment and spread to other sites in the body. Despite being a well-known cause... more
Scientists identify endogenous activator of sigma-1 receptors in human cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Cells communicate through complex mechanisms that typically involve receptors and ligands that bind to them. Endogenous ligands, produced by the body, have been identified for the vast majority... more
Medical News Today: Safer sleeping pills keep brain alert to danger  MNT · 1 day
Most currently available sleeping pills are so strong that the people who take them could sleep through the sound of a very loud fire alarm. more
Safer sleeping pills keep brain alert to danger  MNT · 1 day
Most currently available sleeping pills are so strong that the people who take them could sleep through the sound of a very loud fire alarm. more
DNA origami: A precise measuring tool for optimal antibody effectiveness  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Using DNA origami -- DNA-based design of precise nanostructures -- scientists have been able to demonstrate the most accurate distance between densely packed antigens in order to get... more
Bioinspired nanoscale drug delivery method  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. more
DNA origami can accurately measure how antibodies interact with several antigens  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Using DNA origami - DNA-based design of precise nanostructures - scientists at Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with researchers at University of Oslo, have been able to... more
Turning breast cancer cells into fat cells prevents the formation of metastases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
An innovative combination therapy can force malignant breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells. This can be used to prevent the formation of... more
DNA origami: A precise measuring tool for optimal antibody effectiveness  nanowerk · 1 day
Using DNA origami - DNA-based design of precise nanostructures - scientists have been able to demonstrate the most accurate distance between densely packed antigens in order to get... more
What Are Corticosteroids?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Corticosteroids are synthetic drugs that are similar to cortisol, a hormone the body naturally produces. They're used to treat a wide variety of disorders, including asthma, arthritis, skin conditions and autoimmune diseases. more
Scientists coax proteins to form synthetic structures with method that mimics nature  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Scientists have long dreamed of creating synthetic structures out of the same raw material that nature uses in living systems—proteins—believing such an advance would... more
New immune system understanding may lead to safer nanomedicines  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Doctors would like to use all sorts of nanoparticles in the body, for example to construct detailed images of anatomy and disease, and to deliver cancer-fighting drugs deep within tumor... more
New immune system understanding may lead to safer nanomedicines  nanowerk · 1 day
A new study describes an important step in the activation of the immune system against nanoparticles. The finding may allow researchers and eventually doctors to cloak nanoparticles against the immune... more
New method knocks out yeast genes with single-point precision  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
How do you make yeast work harder? Not to make bread, but in processes that yield chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Industries currently use a yeast called Saccharomyces cerevisiae. They'd like it... more
Opiod prescriptions for pet dogs misused by their masters  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study has shown that Americans are probably increasingly consuming the opioid analgesics that are prescribed for their pet dogs. The research shows that one of the reasons behind... more
Costs of lifesaving drugs rising faster than inflation: Study  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Prescription drug prices are rising much faster than inflation rates in the U.S. more
Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his collaborators at the University of California, San Francisco have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics, providing clues... more
Researchers repurpose gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop better antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher and his collaborators at the University of California, San Francisco have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics,... more
New potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers have identified a new potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer, which so far has been notoriously resistant to treatment with immune checkpoint blockade drugs effective against a variety of other cancers. more
Novel gene therapy could dampen drug-induced side effect in Parkinson's patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side... more
Lupus Research Alliance announces research awards to accelerate development of new therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Can "borrowed" drugs for treating other diseases protect the skin in patients with lupus? Can researchers coax the body to weed out harmful immune... more
New research could have a significant impact on cancer therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Research led by Suresh Alahari, PhD, the Fred Brazda Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found a new role... more
Review examines what influences HIV-positive patients to stay on antiretroviral drugs in Africa  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
An international team of researchers have carried out a review of the evidence examining what influences people who are HIV positive to... more
Reviewing applications of advanced materials in drug delivery and biomedicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Graphene family of materials has emerged as one of the most useful new age nano-biomaterials. Graphene-based materials exhibit excellent physicochemical properties, such as high electrical conductivity, mechanical... more
VISTA checkpoint implicated in pancreatic cancer immunotherapy resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have identified a new potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer, which so far has been notoriously resistant to treatment with immune checkpoint blockade drugs effective against a variety of other cancers. more
Gene-editing tool CRISPR repurposed to develop better antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have repurposed the gene-editing tool CRISPR to study which genes are targeted by particular antibiotics, providing clues on how to improve existing antibiotics or develop new ones. more
Medical News Today: What happens if chemotherapy does not work?  MNT · 4 days
Signs that chemotherapy is not working include tumor growth and metastasis. Radiation and immunotherapy may be effective alternative treatments. Learn more about what to do if chemotherapy is... more
Reliable and practical computational description of molecular crystal polymorphs  Science Magazine · 4 days
Reliable prediction of the polymorphic energy landscape of a molecular crystal would yield profound insight into drug development in terms of the existence and likelihood of late-appearing polymorphs. However, the... more
Real-time tracking of fluorescent magnetic spore-based microrobots for remote detection of C. diff toxins  Science Magazine · 4 days
A rapid, direct, and low-cost method for detecting bacterial toxins associated with common gastrointestinal diseases remains a great challenge despite... more
Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Widely prescribed 'benzodiazepine' sleeping pills suppress the sleeping brain's ability to wake us when it senses a threat. But an alternative class of hypnotics currently under... more
Being HIV positive and staying on antiretroviral therapy in Africa  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
An international team of researchers have carried out a review of the evidence examining what influences people who are HIV positive to go to health services and then... more
New class of sleeping pill preserves ability to wake in response to danger signals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In a trial of one of the main class of prescription sleeping pills, half the participants slept through a fire... more
Misused veterinary prescriptions could contribute to the ongoing opioid epidemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The increase in opioid prescriptions for people over the past decade may have been paralleled by an increase in opioid prescriptions for pets, according to a study from... more
Medical News Today: 3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms  MNT · 4 days
Three common drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also help fight the symptoms of severe mental health conditions. more
3 common drugs can reduce severe mental health symptoms  MNT · 4 days
Three common drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also help fight the symptoms of severe mental health conditions. more
New leukemia drug is more effective and easier to use  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Oncologists have found that a newer targeted drug is significantly more effective than standard therapy for treating elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The drug is taken... more
Flippable DNA switches help bacteria resist antibiotics and are more common than thought  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Bacteria have a number of well-known tricks available to them to adapt to changing environments, such as mutation and sharing snippets of... more
Clinigen, Accord Healthcare extend exclusive European clinical trial supply agreement  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Clinigen Group plc, the global pharmaceutical and services company, announces that its Clinical Trial Service business has extended its exclusive European clinical trial supply agreement with Accord Healthcare.... more
Bio-Rad publishes new paper on generation, characterization of complex-specific antibodies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, has published new findings on the generation and characterization of drug-target complex-specific antibodies for... more
Choline: Vitamin-Like Nutrient May Help Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is anticipated to increase significantly over the next few decades. This is... more
Scientists develop monoclonal antibodies combinations that protect animals from Ebola viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists from academia, industry, and government have developed a combination of monoclonal antibodies that protected animals from all three Ebola viruses known to cause human disease.... more
Researchers reveal active-state structure of popular drug target for blood pressure  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have mapped the active-state structure of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor, the target of widely prescribed drugs to regulate blood pressure and kidney function. more
Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have demonstrated -- using fat cells derived from human stem cells -- that individual genetic variation can be used to predict whether the... more
The science is clear: with HIV, undetectable equals untransmittable  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
An overwhelming body of clinical evidence has firmly established the HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) concept as scientifically sound. U=U means that people living with HIV who achieve and maintain... more
Experimental antibody 'cocktail' protects animals from three deadly Ebola viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have developed a combination of monoclonal antibodies that protected animals from all three Ebola viruses that cause human disease. The antibody 'cocktail,' called MBP134, is the first... more
Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The Staphylococcus aureus bacterium is one of the commonest pathogens and can even cause sepsis. The new antibiotic dalbavancin is very effective... more
Cancer: Drug fights formation of metastasis  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The most deadly aspect of breast cancer is metastasis. It spreads cancer cells throughout the body. Researchers have now discovered a substance that suppresses the formation of metastases. more
Bioinspired nanoscale drug delivery method  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. The work could someday lead to more effective therapies and diagnostics for... more
Space Microbes Aren’t So Alien After All  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Microbes stranded in the International Space Station (ISS) are just trying to survive, man. A new Northwestern University study has found that... more
Invertible promoters mediate bacterial phase variation, antibiotic resistance, and host adaptation in the gut  Science Magazine · 5 days
Phase variation, the reversible alternation between genetic states, enables infection by pathogens and colonization by commensals. However, the diversity of... more
Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Drug overdose death rates in women in the United States have increased by 260 percent in the past two decades, according to a new... more
New strategy may prevent spread of drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Spotless surfaces in hospitals can hide bacteria that rarely cause problems for healthy people but pose a serious threat to people with weakened immune systems. more
Pharmacists could significantly reduce ED crowdedness  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Incorporating pharmacists with an expanded scope into the community or hospital emergency departments (ED) could significantly reduce ED crowdedness, according to a new study. more
Researchers develop bioinspired, nontoxic nanoscale drug delivery method  nanowerk · 5 days
Researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. more
Researchers reveal active-state structure of popular drug target for blood pressure  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Bringing a long quest to a satisfying conclusion, researchers have mapped the active-state structure of the angiotensin II type 1 receptor, the target of widely prescribed... more
New strategy may curtail spread of antibiotic resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
In studying a bacterium that causes disease in hospitalized people, researchers have figured out a key step in the transmission of antibiotic resistance from one bacterium to another. Their insight suggests a... more
New strategy may curtail spread of antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Spotless surfaces in hospitals can hide bacteria that rarely cause problems for healthy people but pose a serious threat to people with weakened immune systems. Acinetobacter baumannii causes life-threatening lung and bloodstream... more
Researchers develop bioinspired nanoscale drug delivery method  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Washington State University researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. more
Scientists harness machine learning to uncover new insights into the human brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
An inter-disciplinary research team has successfully employed machine learning to uncover new insights into the cellular architecture of the human brain. This approach could... more
What should we do about single-use plastics?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Much of the growing global concern about the plastics polluting our oceans and clogging our landfills has focused on reducing consumption and reusing where we can. But there's a reason manufacturers and consumers struggle... more
Newly discovered leukodystrophy in children: Potential cure  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Medical researchers have uncovered a novel disease of children affecting the brain white matter -- the myelin sheath --, leading to severe incapacity and death in some cases. These defects were corrected by a... more
HRT tablets associated with increased risk of blood clots  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) tablets are associated with a higher risk of rare but serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism or VTE), finds a large study. more
Risky decisions: Excessive social media use is comparable to drug addiction  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Bad decision-making is a trait oftentimes associated with drug addicts and pathological gamblers, but what about people who excessively use social media? New research shows a... more
Researchers identify promising therapeutic option to treat multiple sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
With funding provided by the German Research Foundation for the Collaborative Research Center/Transregio 128, researchers at the Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) identified an innovative and promising... more
Study explains why some drugs work well in ameliorating side effects of chemotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers at the University of Zurich have determined the three-dimensional structure of the receptor that causes nausea and vomiting as a result... more
Aptamer Group and AstraZeneca to develop new drug delivery vehicles  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Aptamer Group today announced it has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca to explore the potential of using aptamer technology to target the kidney. more
Research shows connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Bad decision-making is a trait oftentimes associated with drug addicts and pathological gamblers, but what about people who excessively use social media? New research from Michigan... more
Aptamer Group and AstraZeneca sign agreement to explore feasibility of developing drug delivery vehicles  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Aptamer Group today announced it has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca to explore the potential of using aptamer technology to... more
PAXMAN to showcase latest scalp cooling system at Arab Heath 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
British scalp cooling expert, PAXMAN is showcasing the latest model of the PAXMAN Scalp Cooling System at Arab Health 2019. The British-developed pioneering treatment prevents Middle... more
NYSCF announce partnership with Ngene to develop new disease treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute today announced a partnership with Ngene Therapeutics Inc. to develop new disease treatments that leverage human stem cell research and... more
Medical marketing has skyrocketed in the past two decades, while oversight remains limited  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have reviewed medical marketing (the marketing of prescription drugs, disease awareness, laboratory tests and health services to consumers and professionals) over... more
Widely used physical health drugs may help treat serious mental illness  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Medications commonly used to combat physical health diseases, such as high blood pressure, could bring significant benefits to people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) such as... more
Experimental drug can protect against Ebola in a single dose  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
There is a new medication that in one dose successfully protected nonhuman primates against a lethal infection of all strains of the deadly Ebola virus. The findings are... more
Drug development options diversified with new manganese catalyst  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A University of Illinois team of researchers led by chemistry professor M. Christina White has developed a new manganese-based catalyst that can change the structure of druglike molecules to make new drugs,... more
How hagfish launch slime missiles that swell 10,000 times in size
Science Magazine
Unraveling threads of bizarre hagfish's explosive slime
PHYS.ORG
Two daring spacecraft aim to bring asteroid dust back to Earth
SCIENCE-NEWS
Researchers report breakthrough in ice-repelling materials
PHYS.ORG
Habitable planets around red dwarf stars might not get enough photons to support plant life
PHYS.ORG
Gillette urges men to get rid of 'toxic masculinity' in #MeToo era
ABC NEWS
Comprehensive model captures entire life cycle of solar flares
PHYS.ORG
Time to step inside your DNA
PHYS.ORG
Romantic-era music linked to real-life romantic entanglement
PHYS.ORG
The science of steak
PHYS.ORG
Splashdown! SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth After 2nd Space Station Delivery
SPACE.COM
Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries
PHYS.ORG
Cities could play a key role in pollinator conservation
PHYS.ORG
Roll-up screens and 8K resolution: What the future of television looks like
PHYS.ORG
How worm blobs behave like a liquid and a solid
SCIENCE-NEWS
Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa
PHYS.ORG
Mapping the world's 'blue carbon' hot spots in coastal mangrove forests
PHYS.ORG
The mental health pros and cons of minority spaces in the workplace
PHYS.ORG
Atomic-scale capillaries block smallest ions, thanks to graphene
PHYS.ORG
It looks like dark matter can be heated up and moved around
PHYS.ORG
Holy cow! Mysterious blast studied with NASA telescopes
PHYS.ORG
Interstellar objects like 'Oumuamua probably crash into the sun every 30 years
PHYS.ORG
Immune system's front-line defense freezes bacteria in their tracks
PHYS.ORG
Solving the ancient mysteries of Easter Island
PHYS.ORG
Video: Fifteen years imaging the Red Planet
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