Research identifies 21 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19

Research identifies 21 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19

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A Nature study authored by a global team of scientists and led by Sumit Chanda, Ph.D., professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, has identified 21 existing drugs that stop the replication of...
Study: Using sponges to wipe out cancer

Study: Using sponges to wipe out cancer

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A sponge found in Manado Bay, Indonesia, makes a molecule called manzamine A, which stops the growth of cervical cancer cells, according to a recent publication in the Journal of Natural Products submitted by...
Why you should drink coffee before a workout, Study

Why you should drink coffee before a workout, Study

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You’ve seen that person before: Strolling into the gym with a Starbucks cup in hand, then proceeding to bust out a PR on their deadlift. Or the one sipping their coffee mug before acing...
Scientists identify role of protein in development of new hearing hair cells

Scientists identify role of protein in development of new hearing hair cells

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have conducted a study that has determined the role that a critical protein plays in the development of hair cells. These hair cells are...
Study: PARPi olaparib for the targeted treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

Study: PARPi olaparib for the targeted treatment of metastatic prostate cancer

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Results from the PROfound phase III study, funded by AstraZeneca and Merck Sharp & Dohme, open up a much-needed new treatment avenue for the more precise and effective treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant...
Study: Babies' random choices become their preferences

Study: Babies’ random choices become their preferences

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When a baby reaches for one stuffed animal in a room filled with others just like it, that seemingly random choice is very bad news for those unpicked toys: the baby has likely just...
Study: Alcohol, drugs ‘make isolation worse’

Study: Alcohol, drugs ‘make isolation worse’

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The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction has warned of increased health risks if people resort to using more drugs and alcohol to cope with stress, anxiety and boredom during self-isolation. NCETA director...
Study: One-time treatment generates new neurons, eliminates Parkinson's disease in mice

Study: One-time treatment generates new neurons, eliminates Parkinson’s disease in mice

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Xiang-Dong Fu, PhD, has never been more excited about something in his entire career. He has long studied the basic biology of RNA, a genetic cousin of DNA, and the proteins that bind it....
Study: People with increased risk of Alzheimer's have deficits in navigating

Study: People with increased risk of Alzheimer’s have deficits in navigating

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An international research team headed by Anne Bierbrauer, Dr. Lukas Kunz, Dr. Carlos Gomez and Professor Nikolai Axmacher from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Universitätsklinikum Freiburg now reports that problems in spatial navigation can also be...
Study: X-ray experiments zero in on COVID-19 antibodies

Study: X-ray experiments zero in on COVID-19 antibodies

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As scientists across the globe race to develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, an international team led by Davide Corti at Vir Biotechnology and David Veesler at the University of...

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