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Liver disease drug could be converted to protect against COVID, study finds

Liver disease drug could be converted to protect against COVID, study finds

Almost three years after the pandemic, we are still regularly recording hundreds of thousands of new cases of COVID every day around the world. In a new study involving a combination of miniature organ models, donor organs, animals and humans, we show that a drug used to treat liver disease could be repurposed to protect …

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"Masked" cancer drug secretly trains immune system to kill tumors while conserving healthy tissues

“Masked” cancer drug secretly trains immune system to kill tumors while conserving healthy tissues

Many treatments for cancer are notoriously wild on the body. Drugs often attack both healthy cells and tumor cells, causing a number of side effects. Immunotherapies that help the immune system recognize and attack cancer cells are no different. Although they have prolonged the lives of countless patients, they only work in a subset of …

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