Researchers unzip MRSA and discover route for vaccine

University of Rochester Medical Center orthopaedic scientists are a step closer to developing a vaccine to prevent life-threatening methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections following bone and joint surgery.
Other MRSA vaccine …

Measles virus, a weapon against cancer?

GALVESTON, Texas — When most people in the developed world think of measles, what comes to mind is only a dim memory of a vaccination at a pediatrician’s office. But while childhood vaccination has virtually eliminated measles from North America …

Researchers pinpoint origin of deadly brain tumor

Scientists have identified the type of cell that is at the origin of brain tumors known as oligodendrogliomas, which are a type of glioma — a category that defines the most common type of malignant brain tumor.
In a paper published in the Decemb…

Fat cells become useful stem cells in tissue reconstruction

Tampa, Fla. (Dec. 23, 2010) — Two studies appearing in the current issue
of Cell Transplantation 19(10) discuss stem cells derived from adipose (fat) cells and their potential use in plastic surgery and tissue reconstruction. The studies are now…

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