The discovery marks the first effective therapy scientists have ever found for the lung disease known as lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM, a rare condition in women often discovered during pregnancy, said Dr. Mark Brantly, a University of Florida professor of medicine and one of the co-authors of the paper.
Repurposed transplant drug gives hope to women with fatal lung disease
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A new study finds fisher education can help protect vulnerable shark populations. The research, led by University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists, showed that recreational anglers were more supportive of shark management and conservation if they had prior knowledge of shark conservation. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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F graduate student David Nash and his team are developing a smartphone-based handheld drug test system for law enforcement applications. The team has been selected to further advance their innovation at the national level through the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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Communication between Dying, Living Cells Leads to Chemotherapy Resistance, Say Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers
Scientists have been trying to uncover the mechanisms leading to drug resistance to develop better therapies. As a result, Moffitt Cancer Center researchers discovered a novel pathway that cancer cells use to become drug resistant. ..Read More ⇒
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