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2012-07-30 12:57:20

A research team led by Xian Chang Li, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Transplantation Research Center, has shed light on how a population of lymphocytes, called CD4+ T cells, mature into various subsets of adult T helper cells.

Lack Of Sleep Affects Performance
2012-07-28 08:49:44

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston have found that the longer a person stays awake, the more trouble he or she will have performing certain types of tasks.

2012-07-27 12:33:28

Two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells following bone marrow transplants.

2012-07-10 15:28:22

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to report a new approach that integrates rational drug design with supramolecular nanochemistry in cancer treatment.

2012-07-09 10:10:10

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have made a groundbreaking discovery that will shape the future of melanoma therapy.

2012-07-06 11:43:48

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have discovered a new vaccine candidate for the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa taking advantage of a new mechanism of immunity.

2012-06-16 00:36:57

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is the second most common cause of childhood blindness in the United States, occurring in half of premature infants born earlier than or at 28 weeks gestational age.

2012-06-11 21:55:10

Virtually all cervical cancers are caused by HPV infections, with just two HPV types, 16 and 18, responsible for about 70 percent of all cases.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.