Researchers at Yale University published research in Molecular Biology and Evolution describing a new molecular analysis approach to quantify DNA changes that contribute to cancer growth.
Current COVID-19 booster shots have a problem: they last only about four months and appear to have limited efficacy in a vaccinated population. Clearly, a more durable, more efficacious vaccine is needed, but what should it be? The scientific community has not reached a consensus, according to BioSpace.
A study published in Nature Communications describes how researchers at the United Kingdom Research Institute at the University of Cambridge stumbled upon a potential target of dementia research.
Scientists from the United Kingdom may have identified several more environmental causes for cancer after evaluating the genetic data of over 12,000 cancer patients from National Health Service files.
JScreen, a national non-profit public health initiative dedicated to preventing genetic diseases and hereditary cancer, educates communities across the United States on the importance of genetic screening for personal and family health. JScreen announced their support for National Cancer Control Month in April.
Although research is being conducted on Long COVID or Long COVID-19, whose symptoms continue for weeks and months after initial infection, there are very few ongoing clinical trials on treatments. Anecdotally, there has been what appears to be a successful treatment for Long Covid using Pfizer’s antiviral regimen Paxlovid.
A new study found that disulfiram, a drug used to treat chronic alcoholism, can safely reduce anxiety levels in rodents.
At the Clinical Trials Plenary Session at the 2022 AACR Annual Meeting, Dr. John Haanen, M.D., Ph.D., of the Netherlands Cancer Institute presented data from BioNTech’s ongoing first-in-human Phase I/II trial of the company’s CAR-T cell therapy BNT211 in patients with advanced solid tumors.
Ansa Biotechnologies, a California-based start-up focused on updating DNA synthesis technologies, is advancing toward the launch of a customizable DNA synthesis service, stemming from the development of a novel synthesis method.
Jada Pinkett Smith, via her husband Will Smith’s much-discussed slap of Chris Rock following a joke about her hair loss at the 2022 Academy Awards, has again shone a bright spotlight on the autoimmune disease alopecia areata.