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Artificial intelligence brings pancreatic cancer screening one step closer to reality

Pancreatic cancer

Artificial intelligence brings pancreatic cancer screening one step closer to reality Artificial intelligence brings pancreatic cancer screening one step closer to reality Axial CT image with i.v. contrast. Macrocystic adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic head. Credit: public domain Artificial intelligence (AI) holds promise for enabling earlier detection of pancreatic cancer, which …

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    Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear

    Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear

    Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear Closer threats inspire a more primitive kind of fear Small shocks conditioned study subjects to fear one particular virtual scary guy in a dark alley while researchers watched their brain connectivity in an MRI. Credit: LaBar Lab, Duke University Your brain …

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      Engineered T cells for type 1 diabetes move closer to clinic

      Engineered T cells for type 1 diabetes move closer to clinic

      Engineered T cells for type 1 diabetes move closer to clinic Engineered T cells for type 1 diabetes move closer to clinic Dr. Jane Buckner of the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason and Dr. David Rawlings at Seattle Children’s Research Institute are leading research to develop an engineered T-cell …

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        Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy

        Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy

        Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy The images show DM1 cells, untreated and treated with kinase inhibitors. Following treatment with inhibitors targeting CDK12 nuclear foci in DM1 cells are reduced. Credit: Dr. Ami Ketley , the University of Nottingham Scientists …

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          Closer to identifying leukemic stem cells

          Closer to identifying leukemic stem cells 1

          Representative flow cytometric study of the alkaline phosphatase activity in a patient of the ALP ? 12% group. Alkaline phosphatase positive cells are represented in combination with CD34 staining at diagnosis (upper row) and after relapse (lower row). Reference contour plots for two bone marrow aspirates are compared in the …

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            Possible dementia vaccine closer after mice studies

            Possible dementia vaccine closer after mice studies 2

            Flinders University Professor of Medicine Nikolai Petrovsky, who founded Vaxine Pty Ltd, a company funded by the US National Institutes of Health to develop novel vaccine technologies. Credit: Flinders University A preventive treatment for dementia may proceed to clinical trials after successful animal testing. The US-led research is looking to …

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              WHO moves step closer to cheaper breast cancer treatment

              WHO moves step closer to cheaper breast cancer treatment 3

              The World Health Organization has approved a biosimilar version of Trastuzumab—the drug used to treat breast cancer—that is generally 65 percent cheaper than the original The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Wednesday that it had for the first time approved a “biosimilar” medicine—one derived from living sources rather than chemicals—to …

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                Researchers move closer to new vaccine for killer TB

                Researchers move closer to new vaccine for killer TB 5

                Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB.  Credit: NIAID Scientists said Tuesday they are closing in on a new game-changing vaccine for tuberculosis, the world’s deadliest infectious disease that claimed some 1.5 million lives last year. A chronic lung disease that is curable, TB was one of the top …

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                  Researchers bring us one step closer to universal influenza vaccine

                  Researchers bring us one step closer to universal influenza vaccine 6

                  This colorized negative stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted some of the ultrastructural morphology of the A/CA/4/09 swine flu virus. Image: C. S. Goldsmith and A. Balish, CDC. The scourge of the influenza virus devastates health and claims many lives worldwide each year. It is especially daunting because vaccines are …

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