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A Soft Spot for Stem Cells Helps Cornea Healing
A Soft Spot for Stem Cells Helps Cornea Healing
Newcastle University | Apr 3, 2019
Application of a tissue-softening enzyme prevents the loss of corneal stem cells following an injury
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Immunotherapy of Precancerous Skin Lesions May Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Immunotherapy of Precancerous Skin Lesions May Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Massachusetts General Hospital | Mar 25, 2019
Risk of skin cancer development cut almost 75 percent in clinical trial participants who received immunotherapy treatment
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Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
Experts Set Targets to Eliminate Tuberculosis within a Generation
The Lancet | Mar 21, 2019
Tuberculosis can be treated, prevented, and cured, yet it kills 1.6 million people a year
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New Approach Shows Promise for Treating Cystic Fibrosis
New Approach Shows Promise for Treating Cystic Fibrosis
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute | Mar 14, 2019
Common antifungal drug improves lungs' ability to fight infection
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Gene Identified That Increases Risk of Antibiotic Reaction
Gene Identified That Increases Risk of Antibiotic Reaction
Vanderbilt University Medical Center | Mar 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk for a severe reaction to the commonly prescribed antibiotic vancomycin
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Novel Experimental Treatment for Chronic Lung Diseases
Novel Experimental Treatment for Chronic Lung Diseases
Queen’s University Belfast | Mar 8, 2019
Symptoms associated with both diseases can be alleviated by inhibiting the activity of an enzyme found in the lungs
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Neuroendocrine Tumors: Choosing the Best Treatment
Neuroendocrine Tumors: Choosing the Best Treatment
University of Geneva | Feb 15, 2019
Which treatments for which patient?
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Small Populations of Normal Cells Affect Immunity in Patients with XLP1
Small Populations of Normal Cells Affect Immunity in Patients with XLP1
Tokoyo Medical and Dental University | Nov 14, 2018
In some patients, somatic reversion of SLAM-associated protein expression in T cells leads to a mild form of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome type 1
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Hypertonic Saline May Help Babies with Cystic Fibrosis Breathe Better
Hypertonic Saline May Help Babies with Cystic Fibrosis Breathe Better
American Thoracic Society | Nov 9, 2018
The study is believed to be the first randomized controlled trial in infants with CF
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Pulmonary Tuberculosis Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment
Pulmonary Tuberculosis Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment
University of California- San Fransico | Nov 6, 2018
The new study re-analyzed data from three pivotal TB trials that had failed to show the efficacy of four-month treatments over the standard six-month duration