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Innovation, Research

Most cancer cells grown in a dish have little in common with cancer cells in people, research finds

June 18, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In a bid to find or refine laboratory research models for cancer that better compare with what happens in living people, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists report they have developed a new computer-based technique showing that human cancer cells grown in […]


Innovation, Research

First insights into human prion disease could help tackle neurodegenerative diseases

June 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Surface features of human prions responsible for their replication in the brain have been identified for the first time, which may provide key information into treatments of neurodegenerative diseases. Progress towards uncovering the origin of Alzheimer’s disease Despite Alzheimer’s disease […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Landmark multiple myeloma study completes enrolment and method development

June 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Binding Site is pleased to announce that the ground-breaking iStopMM (Iceland Screens, Treats or Prevents Multiple Myeloma) study has reached an important milestone, with the publication of a paper outlining the design and recruitment of this population-based screening study.1 The […]


News

A ‘key clinical role’ for community pharmacies in COVID-19 vaccination campaigns

June 17, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Community pharmacies represent credible and trustworthy services across the UK, which could be key to COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, especially when addressing vaccine hesitancy. One of the four pillars of the UK primary care system New research led by Aston University […]


Innovation, Research

Study observes increased breadth of SARS-CoV-2 antibody neutralization acquired over one year

June 16, 2021

Via: The Medical News

It has been over a year and a half since the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic began to besiege the world, forcing a large-scale shut-down of business activity, travel, educational and sports institutions, and placing an overwhelming burden on healthcare […]


Innovation, Research

What makes us sneeze?

June 15, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A tickle in the nose can help trigger a sneeze, expelling irritants and disease-causing pathogens. But the cellular pathways that control the sneeze reflex go far beyond the sinuses and have been poorly understood. Now, a team led by researchers […]


Innovation, Research

Study may offer an unexpected pathway for targeted treatment of brain tumors

June 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In a new study led by Yale Cancer Center, researchers show the nucleoside transporter ENT2 may offer an unexpected path to circumventing the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and enabling targeted treatment of brain tumors with a cell-penetrating anti-DNA autoantibody. The study […]


Innovation, Research

New mathematical model helps simulate progression of age-related macular degeneration

June 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have created a mathematical model and simulated numerically the progression of age-related macular degeneration, one of the main causes of blindness. This model can be used to better understand how this […]


Innovation, News, Research

SBP scientist receives $1.9 million from NHLBI for atrial fibrillation research

June 14, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Sanford Burnham Prebys Assistant Professor Alexandre Colas has been awarded $1.9 million by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to discover drugs that restore normal cardiac rhythm in atrial fibrillation. The […]


Innovation, Research

Novavax says vaccine 90% effective against COVID-19 in large trial

June 14, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

An experimental coronavirus vaccine from the biotechnology company Novavax was 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 in a large clinical trial run in the U.S. and Mexico, a crucially important result that could add another protective shot to the world’s arsenal. […]


Innovation, Research

Study reveals new insights into how genes are regulated in dementia

June 10, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The largest study of its kind has unveiled new insights into how genes are regulated in dementia, including discovering 84 new genes linked to the disease. Led by the University of Exeter, the international collaboration combined and analysed data from […]


Innovation, Research

Facemasks block expired particles, despite leakage at edges, study finds

June 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new study from the University of California, Davis and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai confirms that surgical masks effectively reduce outgoing airborne particles from talking or coughing, even after allowing for leakage around the edges of […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease

June 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy or more complex care. The study, led by researchers at RCSI University […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Grail launches Galleri blood test to detect various cancers

June 7, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Grail has launched its Galleri blood test, which is designed to detect multiple cancers early from a single sample, for prescription use in the US. The company reported initial results from the interventional PATHFINDER study where the test demonstrated the […]


Innovation, Research

Study: Some Type 2 diabetes patients can benefit from bone marrow stem cell transplants

June 3, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Type 2 diabetes patients who are not overweight and who have had the disorder for less than a decade can benefit from stromal stem cells transplanted from their own bone marrow, according to a study published today in STEM CELLS […]