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Researchers destroy cancer cells with ultrasound treatment

Researchers destroy cancer cells with ultrasound treatment

Researchers destroy cancer cells with ultrasound treatment Researchers destroy cancer cells with ultrasound treatment Credit: Tel Aviv University An international research team led by Dr. Tali Ilovitsh of the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tel Aviv University developed a noninvasive technology platform for gene delivery into breast cancer cells. The technique …

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    Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma

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    Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye (intraocular pressure was 42 in the right eye). Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia After a brain injury, cells that normally nourish nerves may …

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      CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases

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      CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases CAR T cells beyond cancer: Targeting senescence-related diseases Credit: CC0 Public Domain Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells have transformed the treatment of refractory blood cancers. These genetically engineered immune cells seek out and destroy cancer cells with precision. Now, scientists at …

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        Scientists map how human retinal cells relay information to brain

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        Scientists map how human retinal cells relay information to brain Scientists map how human retinal cells relay information to brain Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain To understand how we see the world and how diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma impair vision, scientists need to understand how the retina …

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          Monitoring RNA hotspots reveals target in cancer tumor cells

          UCI researchers uncover cancer cell vulnerabilities; may lead to better cancer therapies

          Monitoring RNA hotspots reveals target in cancer tumor cells Monitoring RNA hotspots reveals target in cancer tumor cells This image depicts the APOBEC3A protein (yellow) attacking a DNA hairpin (white) to promote the deamination of the cytosine (bright orange) generating DNA mutations in the genome of the cancer cell. Credit: …

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