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Researchers discover molecule in immune system that could help treat dangerous skin cancer

Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg EurekAlert BOSTON, MA—Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have made a groundbreaking discovery that will shape the future of melanoma therapy. The team, led by Thomas S. Kupper, MD, chair of the BWH Department of Dermatology, and … Continue reading

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What happens when we sunburn

Scott Lafee EurekAlert Researchers describe inflammatory mechanism for first time The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation – is a consequence of RNA damage to skin cells, report researchers at the … Continue reading

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Scientists uncover clue to preventing, and possibly reversing, rare childhood genetic disease

Robin Lally EurekAlert Findings may have wider implications for other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Rutgers scientists think they have found a way to prevent and possibly reverse the most debilitating symptoms of a rare, progressive childhood degenerative disease that … Continue reading

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How to rescue the immune system

Jim Ritter EurekAlert Study in Nature Medicine could lead to novel therapy for cancer. MAYWOOD, Ill. – In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T … Continue reading

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