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Cocaine and HIV Infection

Medical Discovery News | Posted 07.13.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Cocaine and HIV Infection It is well known that cocaine use increases the chance of acquiring HIV, the viru...

Knocking Out ALL

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.28.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog Every now and then things go right, really, really right. In an immunotherapy clinical trial, 27 of the 29 l...

The War On Cancers

Jack Kavanaugh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Kavanaugh

he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.

It's 'Serial Killers' vs. Cancer Cells In This Dramatic New Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Science

"Inside all of us lurks an army of serial killers whose primary function is to kill again and again." That might sound like something you'd hear in...

Scientists Overseas Create Working Organ From Scratch For First Time Ever

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.27.2014 | Science

In what's being hailed as a scientific first, researchers in Scotland have created a fully functional organ from scratch inside the body of a living a...

REVEALED: Why Late Nights Really Are Bad for You

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

Jet lag, shift work, and even late nights staring at your tablet or smartphone may be making you sick. That's because the body's internal clock is set...

Twenty Years And Counting

Tom Judson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Judson

I didn't expect to live long enough to write this when, 20 years ago today, my doctor called to tell me that my HIV test had come back positive. The news hit me like a bomb; hyperbole or not, back then it was still pretty much considered a death sentence.

Catherine Pearson

Are Doctors On To A Cure For Leukemia? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When 7-year-old Emma Whitehead's leukemia returned a second time, her prospects were not good. She had been battling the disease for more than a y...

Cells Executing Sophisticated Search Strategies (and How Our Physicist Friends Helped Us Learn About It)

James A. Shapiro | Posted 07.31.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

In studying and analyzing the computational feats of living organisms, we will learn how networks that are far more sophisticated than our own operate to solve problems.

Our Predatory T Cells

Andrea J. Liu | Posted 07.31.2012 | Science
Andrea J. Liu

Can we help T cells, or hinder pathogens or cancer cells, by fiddling with their random walk statistics? With so much that remains to be understood, one thing is clear -- it will take the combined efforts of scientists to answer these questions.

'Engineered' Cells Hunt, Kill AIDS Virus In Provocative New Study

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin, David Freeman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

Can stem cells cure AIDS? Not yet. But a provocative new study shows that human stem cells can be genetically engineered to attack living cells infect...