News tagged with clinical investigation

Scientists learn to block pain at its source

A substance similar to capsaicin, which gives chili peppers their heat, is generated at the site of pain in the human body. Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have discovered how to ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Medical research
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Tumors Feel the Deadly Sting of Nanobees

When bees sting, they pump into their victims a peptide toxin called melittin that destroys cell membranes. Now, by encapsulating this extremely potent molecule within a nanoparticle, researchers at the Washington University ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Why Some Monkeys Don't Get AIDS

( -- Two studies published this month in the Journal of Clinical Investigation provide a significant advance in understanding how some species of monkeys such as sooty mangabeys and African green monkeys avoid ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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