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New mechanism for unleashing immune system against cancer

Finding could lead to new tumor immunotherapy targeting pivotal CTLA-4 protein A major discovery that brings a new drug target to the increasingly exciting landscape...

Building new drugs just got easier

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method for modifying organic molecules that significantly expands the possibilities for developing new pharmaceuticals...

Test Predicts Early Onset of Heart Attacks

A new “fluid biopsy” technique that could identify patients at high risk of a heart attack by identifying specific cells as markers in the...

Nociceptin Good for What Ails the Stressed Brain

A team of researchers has published new findings on a system in the brain that naturally moderates the effects of stress. The findings confirm...

Innovative Screening Strategy Swiftly Uncovers New Drug Candidates, New Biology

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have demonstrated a drug-discovery strategy with a double payoff—it enables the rapid selection of chemical compounds that...

Generic gabapentin may treat alcohol dependence

The generic anticonvulsant medication gabapentin shows promise as an effective treatment for alcohol dependence, based on the results of a 150-patient clinical trial of...

New Strategy to Treat Multiple Sclerosis Shows Promise in Mice

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a set of compounds that may be used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) in a...

Eat More, Weigh Less: Worm Study Provides Clues to Better Fat-Loss...

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered key details of a brain-to-body signaling circuit that enables roundworms to lose weight independently of...

Pheromones in tears of young mice tell older ones: Don’t mate...

Nocturnal animals need their noses to stay alive. Mice, among others, depend on their impressive olfactory powers to sniff out food or avoid danger...

Scientists Discover Important Wound-Healing Process

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important process by which special immune cells in the skin help heal wounds.They found...

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