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Cholera: a complex toxic mechanism

03 - 21 - 2018

Cholera: a complex toxic mechanism

A study in human and animal cells and in mice has clarified how the cholera toxin interacts with the intestine. This study opens to new...

Vaccinating young elephants against the Herpes virus

03 - 20 - 2018

Vaccinating young elephants against the Herpes virus

Researchers have studied the immune response of Asian elephants to the EEHV herpes virus which can be fatal in young animals. This study paves the...

A new target against medulloblastomas

03 - 13 - 2018

A new target against medulloblastomas

Researchers have discovered in mice how to fight against genetic mutations that promote the development of a malignant brain tumor in children....

Preventing inflammation and aging of the brain

03 - 12 - 2018

Preventing inflammation and aging of the brain

A low-fat and low-calorie diet protects the brain from age-related chronic inflammation in mice.

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Tertiary smoke promotes lung cancer in mice and human cells

03 - 12 - 2018

Tertiary smoke promotes lung cancer in mice and human cells

A study in mice and human cells has shown that exposure to tertiary smoke promotes the emergence and development of lung cancer.

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AIDS: eliminating HIV

03 - 05 - 2018

AIDS: eliminating HIV

Macaques infected with a simian virus similar to HIV, had their viral load completely disappear for 6 months...

Repairing the spinal cord

03 - 02 - 2018

Repairing the spinal cord

Neural stem cell transplants allow for partial repair of spinal cord sections in the Rhesus macaque.

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Mouse study paves way for treating a rare genetic disease

02 - 27 - 2018

Mouse study paves way for treating a rare genetic disease

A mouse model study of Chuvash's polycythemia showed that the antioxidant substance Tempol was able to reverse the effects of...

How obesity complicates the treatment of leukemia in children

02 - 27 - 2018

How obesity complicates the treatment of leukemia in children

Researchers have shown in patient and mouse studies how obesity decreases the effectiveness of leukemia treatments in children...

How to effectively vaccinate newborns?

02 - 13 - 2018

How to effectively vaccinate newborns?

In vitro studies on umbilical cord blood and in vivo in mice show that BCG can improve the efficacy of ...