Senecavirus Kills Cancer Cells Without Hurting Healthy Cells

Senecavirus Kills Cancer Cells Without Hurting Healthy Cells 

It’s a hard concept to grasp that a virus can infect a cell and actually do a good thing by killing the cell. This is what happens when a Senecavirus hits a cancer cell. What’s more the Senecavirus kills the cancer cell without hurting any healthy cells around it.

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Anti-Obesity Drugs May Be Effective Against Flu, Hepatitis and HIV

Obesity Drugs Effective Against Other Diseases

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Viruses dramatically increase cellular metabolism, and existing anti-obesity drugs may represent a new way to block these metabolic changes and inhibit viral infection, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Biotechnology.
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Researchers Discover How Stealthy HIV Protein Gets into Cells

Researchers Discover How Stealthy HIV Protein Gets into Cells

Scientists have known for more than a decade that a protein associated with the HIV virus is good at crossing cell membranes, but they didn’t know how it worked. A multidisciplinary team from the University of Illinois has solved the mystery, and their findings could improve the design of therapeutic agents that cross a variety of membrane types.

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