Antibodies linked to heart attacks

Related video Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in The Annals of Internal Medicine reports. Antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) are a group of antibodies that target endogenous tissue, including the fat molecule cardiolipin and […]

Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic

Related video These are antibiotic droplets produced by Streptomyces coelicolor grown on a Petri dish. Credit Credit: University of Warwick These are antibiotic droplets produced by Streptomyces coelicolor grown on a Petri dish. Credit Credit: University of Warwick Close Scleric Acid has been discovered by capturing and engineering a DNA fragment from soil bacteria Streptomyces […]

More than just anatomy: Sex differences in lower urinary tract

Related video The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular level in order to discover crucial information about the varied development, function, and biology between women and men. A new report written by the Society for Women’s Health Research’s Interdisciplinary Network on Urological […]

New drug combination destroys chemo-resistant blood cancer

Related video Dr. William Stanford (left) and Dr. Mitchell Sabloff (right) and their colleagues discovered a new drug combination that can destroy chemotherapy resistant acute myeloid leukemia in mouse models. Credit: The Ottawa Hospital Dr. William Stanford (left) and Dr. Mitchell Sabloff (right) and their colleagues discovered a new drug combination that can destroy chemotherapy […]