Scientists reworked an experimental cancer therapy to treat autoimmune disease

Posted in Medicine on 28th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

For reasons scientists have not been able to figure out yet, the immune response mistakenly attacks its own healthy cells, struggling to distinguish between ally and enemy.

Removing senescent immune cells could be the key to preventing some lung cancers

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

So, while this research is still in early stages, it could provide hope for an effective way to not only treat, but to intercept and prevent lung cancer, one of the biggest cancers of unmet need.

How Insufficient Sleep Can Damage Your Immune Stem Cells

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

The findings help draw a direct line between sleep problems and cardiovascular disease, as well as offering some clues to how general immune dysfunction can be triggered by poor sleep.

Cancer researchers discover how immune cells avoid killing themselves

Posted in Highlights from UCL, Medicine, Science on 2nd Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Researchers at Australia’s Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the University College London (UCL) have now found that they create a tough shield around themselves, and this discovery could lead to new cancer therapies.

New discovery could put the brakes on metastatic cancer

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

University of Alberta medical researchers find 11 genes responsible for the spread of cancer.