• June 10 , 2021

    'Bad fat' suppresses killer T cells from attacking cancer

    In order for cancer to grow and spread, it has to evade detection by our immune cells, particularly specialized "killer" T cells. Salk researchers led by Professor Susan Kaech have found that the environment inside tumors (the tumor microenvironment) contains an abundance of oxidized fat molecules, which, when ingested by the killer T cells, suppresses their
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  • June 7 , 2021

    Researchers develop method for rapid, accurate detection of viruses

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  • June 1 , 2021

    'Electronic nose' accurately sniffs out hard-to-detect cancers

    An odor-based test that sniffs out vapors emanating from blood samples was able to distinguish between benign and pancreatic and ovarian cancer cells with up to 95 percent accuracy, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Penn's Perelman School of Medicine.
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  • May 31 , 2021

    Exploring CAR T-cell therapy to treat breast cancer

    Peter Mac researchers are developing a potential new way to make CAR T-cell therapy more effective against breast cancer and other solid cancers.
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  • May 26 , 2021

    New biochip technology for pharma research

    In pharmaceutical research, small tissue spheres are used as mini-organ models for reproducible tests. TU Wien has found a way to develop a reliable standard for these tissue samples.
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  • May 20 , 2021

    New biosensor developed to aid early diagnosis of breast cancer

    A team of Spanish researchers have developed, at the laboratory level, a prototype of a new biosensor to help detect breast cancer in its earliest stages. One of the team coordinators has been Ramón Martínez Máñez, a professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the scientific director of the Networking Biomedical Research Centre in Bioengin
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  • January 20 , 2021

    Chinese Scientists Develop Gene Therapy that Could Delay Aging

    Scientists in Beijing have developed a new gene therapy which can reverse some of the effects of aging in mice and extend their lifespans, findings which may one day contribute to similar treatment for humans.
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  • December 25 , 2020

    How Did Innovent Achieve the 2 year Anniversary of Its First Drug Approval to a Market Value of Over $100 billion?

    Innovent began its journey in 2011 and its mission is to develop, manufacture and commercialize high-quality innovative medicines for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases. On October 31, 2018, Innovent was listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and has achieved many milestones since then. On December 24, 2020, Innoven
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  • August 31 , 2020

    An ingestible device for treating stomach ailments

    An international team of researchers has created an ingestible device that affixes itself to the stomach wall and treats ailments by delivering electrical pulses. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, the group describes problems with current devices used to treat certain stomach ailments and how they overcame them to develop a device tha
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  • August 30 , 2020

    Research shows stimulating tuft cell production reverses intestinal inflammation

    Researchers at Vanderbilt University have, for the first time, been able to trigger the specific immune system response required to reverse the course of small intestinal inflammation by inducing production of tuft cells, very rare epithelial cells that sense and respond to parasites.
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  • August 28 , 2020

    Researchers find potential to make brain cancers in children respond better to treatment

    Brain cancer in children is always a devastating diagnosis, but McMaster University researchers may have found a way to have the most serious types of pediatric brain cancer respond better to therapies.
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  • August 27 , 2020

    Researchers develop a fast, accurate, low-cost COVID-19 test

    A new low-cost diagnostic test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quickly delivers accurate results without the need for sophisticated equipment, according to a study published August 27 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Teng Xu of the Vision Medicals Center for Infectious Diseases, Tieying Hou of the Guangdong Academy of Medical Science
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