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A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.
Migrating cells, it seems, cover their tracks not for fear of being followed, but to keep moving forward.
LMU researchers led by Christian Weber have, for the first time, elucidated how cells that promote the development of atherosclerosis find their way to the blood vessel wall, where they stimulate the formation of obstructive deposits.
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain, a finding that could have major implications for future treatment of this often-debilitating condition.
It is not primary tumors that are responsible for the majority of cancer deaths, but rather their metastases.
Potential new treatment for metastatic colon cancer
The HIV drugs known as CCR5 antagonists may also help prevent aggressive breast cancers from metastasizing.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.