Cell Signaling (180 News)

Novel Treatments Offer New Hope for Patients With Autoimmune Disease

Mar 17, 2019 1:00 pm
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Autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis, arise when the body’s immune cells attack itself. Current treatments e...

Researchers Discover a Mechanism with Which Bacteria Attack an Organism’s Immune System

Mar 16, 2019 12:00 pm
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A research team led by Prof. Dr. Winfried Römer and Dr. Elias Hobeika from the University of Freiburg and the University Medical Center in Ulm...

New Small Molecule Inhibitors Show Potential for Treatment of Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Cancers

Mar 14, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at The Wistar Institute have created a drug candidate for cancers associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), the virus that causes infec...

A Possible Treatment for Crohn’s Disease Depending on the Patients’ Own Cells

Mar 13, 2019 2:00 pm
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A new technique using patients’ own modified cells to treat Crohn’s disease has been proven to be effective in experiments using human ...

Researchers Discover How a Tiny Molecule Known as miR-132 Acts as a “Handbrake” on Our Immune System

Mar 13, 2019 1:00 pm
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Researchers have discovered how a tiny molecule known as miR-132 acts as a “handbrake” on our immune system – helping us figh...

Researchers Discover the Metabolic and Epigenetic Reasons that Make Prostate Cancer Become Treatment Resistant

Mar 12, 2019 12:00 pm
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The development of effective anti-androgen therapies for prostate cancer is a major scientific advance. However, some men who receive these targete...

New Protein “Switch” Could Be Key to Controlling Sepsis

Mar 11, 2019 4:00 pm
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Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered a new protein “switch” that could stop the progression of blood-poison...

ِA Study Explains Loss of Protective Abilities of T Cells

Mar 11, 2019 12:00 pm
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Regulatory T cells (Tregs) make sure that immune responses are not too strong and that inflammation is inhibited. This makes them highly interestin...

When Good Cells Go Bad: Regulating the MS-Causing Properties of Th17 Cells

Mar 10, 2019 12:00 pm
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Inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis (MS) are a major healthcare burden worldwide a...

Scientists Find Genetic Vulnerability to Menthol Cigarette Use

Mar 4, 2019 12:00 pm
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A genetic variant found only in people of African descent significantly increases a smoker’s preference for cigarettes containing menthol, a ...

How Can Sleep Fight Infection?

Mar 3, 2019 1:00 pm
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Getting enough sleep is vital to supporting our immune system in fighting off pathogens – so much is common knowledge. But what we don't ...

Blocking Clever-1 on Tumor-associated Macrophages Increased The Activity of The Killer T Cells.

Feb 25, 2019 12:00 pm
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Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivate...

New Insight into How the Stiffening of Breast Tissue Plays a Role in Breast Cancer Development

Feb 19, 2019 2:00 pm
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A study provides new insight into how the stiffening of breast tissue plays a role in breast cancer development. By examining how mammary cells res...

Reprogrammed Human Pancreatic Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice

Feb 19, 2019 12:00 pm
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The human pancreas harbours several types of endocrine cells (α, β, δ, ε and ϒ) that produce different hormones resp...

New Methods for Understanding the Immune System and Finding Ways to Boost It

Feb 18, 2019 1:00 pm
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The human body's immune system is like a vast team of special agents. Certain cells called T cells each individually specialize in recognizing ...

A Research Reveals a Critical Immunological Axis That Initiates the Development of Cancer-promoting Chronic Inflammation

Feb 16, 2019 3:00 pm
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A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified interaction between two elements of the immune system as critical for the trans...

Investigators Examine a Death Molecule Deemed Unimportant, and Find New Function

Feb 16, 2019 12:00 pm
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Cellular death is vital for health. Without it, we could develop autoimmune diseases or cancers. But a cell's decision to self-destruct is tigh...

Researchers Identify Proteins That Control Mucous Production

Feb 14, 2019 1:00 pm
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New research reveals how healthy cells in our bodies produce mucins – the main component of mucous, which protects our intestine and airw...

Newly Discovered Gene Links between Illness and the Increased Need for Sleep

Feb 13, 2019 2:00 pm
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Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives in slumber, yet sleep is still one of biology's most enduring mysteries. Little is known about wha...

Researchers Discovered a Connection Between Metabolite and Protein Transport in the Powerhouse of the Cell

Feb 13, 2019 1:00 pm
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The research labs of Dr. Thomas Becker and Dr. Nikolaus Pfanner from the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Frei...


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