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Lassa Fever Vaccine Shows Promise and Reveals New Test for Immunity
A new Lassa fever and rabies vaccine shows lasting immunity and suggests a new way to test for protection.
Seizures Begin with a Muffle
Contrary to long-held assumptions, researchers find that some seizures start after a burst from neurons that inhibit brain activity.
Jefferson Partners on Small Business Innovation Grant for New Drug to Treat Lung Fibrosis
Jefferson and Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc. awarded Innovative grant for the co-development of a novel, first-in-class treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Distance Helps Re-fuel the Heart
Separated entry and exit doors for calcium keep energy production smooth in the powerhouses of heart cells.
New Study Reveals A Method That Slows Cognitive Decline in Older Blacks with Memory Loss
A behavioral treatment that helps adults set goals toward a more active social, cognitive, and physical lifestyle can reduce memory decline, in a randomized controlled trial.
Total Ankle Arthroplasty Offers Patients Greater Range of Motion, Less Pain and Better Function
New research reveals patients with end-stage ankle arthritis can expect enhanced quality of life within six months of surgical reconstruction.
Researchers Reveal Cause of Aggressive Skin Cancer in Patients with Butterfly Syndrome
The insights could open the door to a more effective treatment approach for patients with rare disorder.
Nuclear Gatekeeper Could Block Undruggable Prostate Cancer Targets
Blocking nuclear gateways that traffic cancer-promoting molecules to nucleus, could offer a new way to target aggressive cancer.
To scar or heal? How cells decide
After an injury, cells at the border of the wound begin to rebuild new tissue and sometimes scar. New research reveals how cells switch from repair to scarring processes.