On the hunt for bladder cancer factors

A protein linked to aggressive bladder cancers could point to new strategies for treatment or prevention.

Long antibodies better against HIV

Understanding how antibodies with long “loops” form may be important for HIV vaccine development.

Gene’s impact on ‘good’ cholesterol could affect heart disease risk

A genetic variant may help keep an individual’s “good” cholesterol in check.

Spelling out HIV risk in urban China

Research reveals clues to HIV risk in Chinese men who have sex with other men.

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Roots of childhood brain tumors

Cells in the back of the developing brain can give rise to brain tumors, suggesting they may be a target for treatment.

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