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Cancer Drug Lessens The Toxicity Of A Protein From COVID-19 Virus

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Discovery opens door to testing more effective drugs for treating COVID-19 patients

Lung Cancer Resistance: The Key Is Glucose

Posted in Medicine on 4th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

The ability of TANs to metabolize glucose efficiently seems to bestow the tumor with the ability to resist treatment, at least in lung cancer.

New Nanotech Gives Boost To Detection Of Cancer And Disease

Posted in Medicine, Science on 4th Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Nanoparticle "mimics" of peroxidase have been extensively developed over the past 10 years, but none have achieved the reaction efficiency of the nanoparticles developed by Xia and his team.

New Tool To Dissect 'undruggable' Proteins Through The Sugars They Depend On

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Now, with a new pencil/eraser tool, researchers can start to study how sugar molecules affect these proteins, insights that could lead to new treatments for the 'undruggable.'

Why Some Cancer Drugs May Be Ineffective

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

The hope is the findings will change researchers' approach to find a way to kill tumor cells.

Shifting The Needle: How Can New Innovation Aid Cancer Care?

Posted in Business, Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

We are developing solutions to tackle this threat faster and more efficiently than ever before.

How An AI Tool Predicts Responses To Cancer Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

This will aid the oncologist and patient in making informed decisions regarding treatment options, lines of therapy, potential combination treatments, and participation in clinical trials.

The Fraction Of Cancer Attributable To Modifiable Risk Factors In The UK In 2015

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Tobacco and obesity remain the top contributors of attributable cancer cases.

Energy-harvesting Card Treats 5G Networks As Wireless Power Grids

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

A 3D-printed antenna the size of a playing card that can harvest electromagnetic energy from 5G signals and use it to power devices, turning 5G networks into wireless power grids.

Brain Cancer Vaccine Passes First Phase Of Human Trials

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

A further phase 1 trial is already underway combining the experimental vaccine with checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy, which is known to enhance immune system activity. The hope is the combination treatment will amplify immune responses.

The Pfizer Vaccine Is “powerfully Protective” Against COVID-19 In Children

Posted in Medicine on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

“Not only do they work, they are also highly effective in preventing infection."

How Spending A Long Time In Zero-G Could Shrink The Heart

Posted in Medicine, Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists are hoping that, by studying people like Kelly, NASA will be able to design more effective exercise programs for astronauts to keep them all optimally healthy.