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Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection

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Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection Researchers find existing medications may fight coronavirus infection Image of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Credit: CDC University of New Mexico researchers who combed through a “library” of previously approved drugs believe they have identified a medication …

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Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland

Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland

Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland Image: The blue arrow indicates the tubarial glands. Credit: The Netherlands Cancer Institute Researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute have discovered salivary glands in a previously unknown location. This is potentially great news for patients with head and …

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Researchers identify a potential therapeutic target for drug addiction

Researchers identify a potential therapeutic target for drug addiction Researchers identify a potential therapeutic target for drug addiction Credit: CC0 Public Domain Drugs of abuse, like cocaine, are very addictive due in part to their cellular interaction, creating strong cellular memories in the brain that promote compulsive behaviors. Researchers have …

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Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders

Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders Researchers lead national efforts around childhood blood disorders Credit: CC0 Public Domain When a child has a rare blood disorder, clinicians can struggle to find the best diagnostic and treatment methods. New research led by UT Southwestern shows the effectiveness of a …

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Researchers discover specific molecules that promote cancer progression

Researchers discover specific molecules that promote cancer progression Researchers discover specific molecules that promote cancer progression Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The development of cancer is a highly complicated process, involving multiple genes and signaling pathways that become upregulated or downregulated throughout different stages of tumor growth and spread. Two of …

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Researchers mine data and connect the dots about processes driving neuroblastoma

Researchers mine data and connect the dots about processes driving neuroblastoma Researchers mine data and connect the dots about processes driving neuroblastoma Michael Dyer, Ph.D., chair of the St. Jude Department of Developmental Neurobiology Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital October 14, 2020) Researchers have used insight from a comprehensive …

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Researchers improve the standard method for assessing cardiovascular disease risk

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Researchers improve the standard method for assessing cardiovascular disease risk Researchers improve the standard method for assessing cardiovascular disease risk Credit: CC0 Public Domain Taking into account two common kidney disease tests may greatly enhance doctors’ abilities to estimate patients’ cardiovascular disease risks, enabling millions of patients to have better …

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Researchers collaborate on universal antibody test for COVID-19

Army researchers collaborate on universal antibody test for COVID-19

Researchers collaborate on universal antibody test for COVID-19 Researchers collaborate on universal antibody test for COVID-19 U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases researchers Laura Prugar (blue mask), Kathleen Huie (print mask) and Nicole Josleyn (purple mask) use a microneutralization assay and a high-throughput fluorescent imaging system to determine …

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