Archive: 03/31/2010

Flu jab for bacteria

Viruses can wreak havoc on bacteria as well as humans and, just like us, bacteria have their own defence system in place, explains Professor John van der Oost, at the Society for General Microbiology's spring ...

dateMar 31, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Stem cell therapy to tackle HIV

A novel stem cell therapy that arms the immune system with an intrinsic defence against HIV could be a powerful strategy to tackle the disease.

dateMar 31, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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How breast cancer cells evade therapeutic attacks

Tumour cells depend upon estrogens to survive and proliferate in about 70% of all breast cancer cases. The most frequently used treatment to fight this variety of tumours relies on anti-estrogens such as tamoxifen. However, ...

dateMar 31, 2010 in Cancer
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