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Glutamine-blocking compound slows cancer growth, unleashes anti-tumor immune response

6 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A compound developed by Johns Hopkins researchers that blocks glutamine metabolism can slow tumor growth, alter the tumor microenvironment and promote the production of durable and highly active anti-tumor T cells.
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Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

A teacher from New Jersey is sharing some amazing books to read to kids about race In the wake of national protests in all 50 states against police brutality sparked by the... Read more ...

DNA may make people with Type A blood more vulnerable to coronavirus

DNA may make people with Type A blood more vulnerable to coronavirus

A genome analysis of more than 1,600 severely ill coronavirus patients and 2,205 healthy people in Italy and Spain found those with DNA coding for Type A blood faced higher... Read more ...

EULAR: We Can Help With HCQ, VTE, and COVID-19

EULAR: We Can Help With HCQ, VTE, and COVID-19

With COVID-19 looking less like a lung disease and more like a systemic inflammatory condition - at least in the most severe cases - rheumatologists and their treatment... Read more ...

TN Corona Count is 26K

TN Corona Count is 26K

Now over 1,000 persons in Tamil Nadu tested positive for coronavirus and the total tally crossed 25,000 in the state. Read more ...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black Lives Matter

We're feeling so many difficult emotions when we turn on the news right now: outrage, overwhelm, helplessness, and like the world is full of so much hate and discontent that we... Read more ...

For Men, Both Low and High Urate Risky

For Men, Both Low and High Urate Risky

A U-shaped relationship between serum urate levels and mortality was observed among U.S. men in a large cross-sectional survey, a researcher reported during the opening plenary... Read more ...

'Words Matter'; COVID-19 Affects Research, Care; Best Drugs First

'Words Matter'; COVID-19 Affects Research, Care; Best Drugs First

An oncologist and a cancer survivor talk about the importance of language and words in "learning to do cancer." Enrollment in National Cancer Institute -sponsored clinical... Read more ...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic Station

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Private hospitals commandeered for Britain's Covid-19 crisis are STILL empty

Private hospitals commandeered for Britain's Covid-19 crisis are STILL empty

More than 8,000 private beds in England were bought up by ministers in March at an estimated cost of £2.4million a day, in anticipation of the NHS being overwhelmed by Covid-19... Read more ...

COVID-19 Lockdowns can Worsen Childhood Obesity

COVID-19 Lockdowns can Worsen Childhood Obesity

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the novel coronavirus pandemic could exacerbate childhood obesity due to improper diet and sleep and lack of physical activity... Read more ...