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Researchers create human airway stem cells from patients’ cells

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Medical Xpress - For the first time, researchers have successfully created airway basal stem cells in vitro from induced pluripotent stem cells by reprogramming blood cells taken...

New therapeutic approach against leukemia

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Medical Xpress - Leukemia frequently originates from the so-called leukemic stem cell, which resides in a tumor promoting and protecting niche within the bone marrow. Scientists from...

AstraZeneca, J&J vaccine trials back on track in US

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Medical Xpress - Two major clinical trials for experimental COVID-19 vaccines got back on track in the United States Friday—providing a glimmer of hope as the number...

The unexpected repair function of neutrophils

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Medical Xpress - Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have discovered that neutrophils, the most abundant cells of the innate immune system, have many...

Happiness and the evolution of brain size

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Medical Xpress - During human evolution, the size of the brain increased, especially in a particular part called the neocortex. The neocortex enables us to speak, dream...

Clinical trial shows experimental drug safely slows progression of diabetic kidney disease

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Medical Xpress - The findings, simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2020 conference, show...

New population of immune cells could play a role in multiple sclerosis

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Medical Xpress - Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder that develops as immune cells attack the nervous system. T cells are a critical part of our...

A new technique predicts how earthquakes would affect a city’s hospitals

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Medical Xpress - In an increasingly urbanized world, population density often leads to more deaths and injuries when floods, typhoons, landslides and other disasters strike...

Researchers uncover crucial gene for growth of Ewing sarcoma

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Medical Xpress - Researchers at the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu (IRSJD) in collaboration with those at Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) have discovered that...

PTSD and alcohol abuse go hand-in-hand, but males and females exhibit symptoms differently

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Medical Xpress - Through intricate experiments designed to account for sex-specific differences, scientists at Scripps Research have collaborated to zero in on certain changes in the brain...