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Researchers discover the cell surface protein PD-1, an existing drug target for some cancers, could also be a target for autoimmune disorders like asthma.
What exactly does stress mean? What is cholesterol? This article will examine these questions as well as the relationship between the two.
Scientists have crystallized a protein that is expected to reveal how nicotine affects the brain. The breakthrough could lead to new treatments.
Antibodies can train the immune system to detect part of the flu virus that stays the same, which could pave the way toward a universal flu vaccine.
A 2015 study claimed most cancer cases are down to random DNA mutations accumulated over time, but new research suggests this is not the case.
Researchers have created two caffeine-based compounds that they say could halt the development of protein clumps associated with Parkinson's disease.
Doctors discuss a rare case of a patient who died from Zika virus and the possibility of transmission to a second patient via contact with sweat and tears.