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Could dog food additive prevent disabling chemotherapy side effect?

Contact: Stephanie Desmon sdesmon1@jhmi.edu 410-955-8665 Johns Hopkins Medicine Johns Hopkins researchers find, in mice, that common preservative may thwart pain and damage of peripheral neuropathy Working with cells in test tubes and in mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered… Read More ›

Researchers are first to use common virus to ‘fortify’ adult stem cells: “Basically, we’ve helped the cells be ‘invisible’ to the body’s natural killer cells, T cells and other aspects of the immune system”

Contact: Karen Richardson krchrdsn@wakehealth.edu 336-716-4453 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Researchers are first to use common virus to ‘fortify’ adult stem cells Potential uses of engineered cells include organ transplant and brain injury WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – April 1, 2013 –… Read More ›

Surprising finding that people with cystic fibrosis (CF) produce too little airway mucus – rather than too much..Common Medical Belief is Wrong

Shannon Koontz 336-716-4587 shkoontz@wfubmc.edu Bob Conn 336-716-4587 rconn@wfubmc.edu Mark Wright 336-716-4587 mwright@wfubmc.edu Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Surprising finding could lead to new treatment for cystic fibrosis WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The surprising finding that people with cystic fibrosis (CF)… Read More ›