Latest Nature Medicine Stories
Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have discovered a gene activity signature that predicts a high risk of cancer recurrence in certain breast tumors that have been treated with commonly used chemotherapy drugs.
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have cleared a major technical hurdle to making umbilical-cord-blood transplants a more widely-used method for treating leukemia and other blood cancers.
Unstable structural elements of the heart muscle lead to heart failure / Heidelberg cardiologists publish in Nature Medicine.
On the skin's surface, bacteria are abundant, diverse and constant, but inflammation is undesirable.
Scientists at the Brain Research Centre, a partnership of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, have uncovered new information about the mechanism by which brain cells die following a stroke, as well as a possible way to mitigate that damage.
Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham), the University of British Columbia's Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics and the University of California, San Diego have found that normal synaptic activity in nerve cells (the electrical activity in the brain that allows nerve cells to communicate with one another) protects the brain from the misfolded proteins associated with Huntington's disease.
A discovery by scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation could help save lives threatened by traumatic injuries like those sustained in car crashes or on the battlefield. The work also holds potential for treating severe infectious diseases and diabetes.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have identified a key protein that promotes the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension in humans and mice.
Improved magneto-nano sensor chips are up to 1,000 times more sensitive than current methods of cancer detection â€“ can scan any bodily fluid with high accuracy and search for up to 64 different cancer-associated proteins simultaneously.
Imagine a surgical patient on a blood-thinning drug who starts bleeding more than expected, and an antidote that works immediately â€“ because the blood thinner and antidote were designed to work together.
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