• Progress toward a new flu treatment, thanks to a small tweak

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    This year's aggressive flu season reminds everyone that although the flu vaccine can reduce the number of people who contract the virus, it is still not 100 percent effective. A tweak to a small-molecule drug shows promise for future production of new antiviral therapies that could help patients, regardless of the strain with which they are infected.
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  • Scientists caution that a rare childhood liver cancer can spread to the brain

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new report details three cases of secondary brain tumors in people with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma. The researchers say imaging tests could improve treatment for patients whose cancer spreads to the brain from the liver.
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  • Major study uncovers 9 new genes responsible for osteoarthritis

    Major study uncovers 9 new genes responsible for osteoarthritis

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield and the Wellcome Sanger have identified nine genes that are expressed differently in people with osteoarthritis and healthy ones, providing therapy targets.
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  • Targeting these brain cells may aid weight loss

    1 month ago - By Medical News Today

    Scientists may have found a new obesity treatment, after exploring mice's 'feed or flee' responses and finding that they could target the 'control switch.'
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  • New Targets for Epilepsy Treatment can be Identified

    New Targets for Epilepsy Treatment can be Identified

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    New analysis shows underlying biology of genes that cause infantile spasms. This helps in the development of new avenues for targeted treatments.
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