Il nuovo farmaco ammazza-leucemia alle prove: venetoclax
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CDK6: once removed, the mutant JAcK 2 order

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are a group of rare, malignant diseases of the bone marrow involving the production of an excess of red blood cells, white blood cells and/or platelets. MPNs are chronic diseases with only […]

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Stem cell technology: tropoelastin’ the niche for better growth

Stem cells are vital for therapeutic treatments to repair and build human tissue like bone marrow, skin and muscles. Stem cells are increasingly being used as cell therapies for a range of diseases that cannot […]

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Needed therapy. STAT. Transcription selectivity in 5 minutes

An international research team led by researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna have made an important discovery that could lead to a better understanding of lymphocytic leukemia. They identified the STAT5B protein as crucial for the development […]

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Bone marrow transplant (BMT) offers patients with leukemia and lymphoma a potentially curative treatment. Bone marrow from the donor contains healthy immune cells (T cells and B cells), whose role is to protect the body […]

Cellule staminali: amplificarle con mezzi naturali è l'obiettivo
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Epilepsy: stem cell transplant is feasible and fights drug-resistant cases

About 3.4 million Americans, or 1.2% of the population, have active epilepsy. Although the majority respond to medication, between 20 and 40% of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures even after trying multiple anti-seizure […]

Mielodisplasia: cosa è, come si complica e quali cure da fare
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Myelofibrosis: combination is far better than a single agent

Myelofibrosis is a severe and very rare hematological disease for which treatment has only been partially effective to date. It is a Philadelphia chromosome-negative chronic myeloproliferative cancer clinically characterized by stem cell-derived clonal proliferation and […]

Multiple myeloma:
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Multiple myeloma: a drug might become a stable maintenance ruler

Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells and it can affect several areas of the body, such as the spine, skull, pelvis and ribs. Current treatment usually involves chemotherapy and a stem-cell transplant. Hope […]

Leukemia: its
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Leukemia stem cells: they are hungry for aminoacids rather than sugars

Most of animal cells rip apart sugar to release energy. Sometimes they rip apart fats, and in special circumstances, cells can even metabolize proteins. Cancer cells do things a little differently. First, most cancer cells […]

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Stem cells: neurotransmitters got them by “gut feelings”

Somatic stem cells are microscopic workhorses, constantly regenerating cells throughout the body: skin and the lining of the intestine, for example. And to University of Illinois neuroscientists, they represent untapped potential. “If we could find […]

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Graft versus host disease: a selective target already bears drugs in trial

Graft versus Host Disease (GVHD) is a potentially lethal side effect. that occurs when the donor’s immune cells attack the recipient’s normal tissues. Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center are trying to identify new drug […]