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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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Your genetic gender determines the way your muscles “talk” to other tissues in your body: Study

A new study by the University of California at Irvine identifies sex-specific areas of muscle signaling to other tissues and that the organs and processes that affect muscles differ significantly between men and women. This new discovery provides insight into how muscle functions such as exercise promote healthy longevity, metabolism and cognition. A study entitled …

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