Tag: "armor" at medical news
...ered that "Staph" bacteria use a protective golden armor
to ward off the immune system, a finding with the potential to lead to new treatments for serious infections now increasingly resistant to standard antibiotics. The research, which is featured on the cover of the July 17, 2005 issue of The Journal of...
Researchers break chain of biochemical events that brain cancer cells use to evade therapy
...to find and exploit vulnerabilities in the natural armor
that protects malignant brain tumors from destruction, researchers have found a way to decrease the cells resistance to therapies that are designed to trigger cell death. The findings resulted from laboratory experiments conducted at Cedars-Sinai Med...
M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
...cess For the first time, there is a chink in the armor
of one of the most deadly human tumors. The chemotherapy drug Temodar (temozolomide), first tested by M. D. Anderson researchers in recurrent glioblastoma and approved for use in those tumors last year, bumps up the life span in some patients by a nu...