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Antibody wakes up T-cells to make cancer vanish

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New antibody treatment halts the most deadly form of skin cancer in its tracks by prodding the immune system into action    

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Biosciencia's curator insight, June 5, 2013 4:14 AM

Tumours in several people with an advanced form of skin cancer have completely disappeared after treatment with one of three drugs that force tumour cells out of hiding. The patient's own immune system can then recognise the cancer and destroy it.

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Making axons branch and grow to help nerve regeneration after injury

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(Medical Xpress)—One molecule makes nerve cells grow longer. Another one makes them grow branches.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 23, 2013 11:01 AM

 

One molecule makes nerve cells grow longer. Another one makes them grow branches. These new experimental manipulations have taken researchers a step closer to understanding how nerve cells are repaired at their farthest reaches after injury. 

Read more at: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-03-axons-nerve-regeneration-injury.html#jCp

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A step closer to artificial livers

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Prometheus, the mythological figure who stole fire from the gods, was punished for this theft by being bound to a rock. Each day, an eagle swept down and fed on his liver, which then grew back to be eaten again the next day.

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Biosciencia's curator insight, June 5, 2013 4:13 AM

MIT researchers have generated mature liver cells from induced pluripotent stem cells. In this image, the cell nuclei are stained blue. The green stain identifies liver cells, and the red stain identifies cells that are actively dividing.

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New Study Validates Longevity Pathway | HMS

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A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.

 

The researchers plan on continuing academic-industry collaborations with the goal of bringing to fruition drugs that treat diseases associated with aging.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 8, 2013 11:44 AM

 

A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.


Santé, Prost, Cheers with red wine ;)