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Channeling efforts to fight cystic fibrosis

The lab of Kevin Foskett, PhD, the Isaac Ott Professor of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has found a possible new target for fighting cystic fibrosis (CF) that could compensate for the lack ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Medical research
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Alphavirus-based vaccine may slow some cancers

An experimental vaccine based on a virus that causes encephalitis in the wild appears to block tumor growth in some cases of advanced cancer, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. Scientists say the ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Cancer
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Drug mitigates toxic effects of radiation in mice

While radiation has therapeutic uses, too much radiation is damaging to cells. The most important acute side effect of radiation poisoning is damage to the bone marrow. The bone marrow produces all the normal blood cells, ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in Medications
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