Candy Swift

Candy Swift

Joined: June 6th, 2020
Articles Posted: 45

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Published 6 Months Ago
Everything You Need to Know About Thalassemia
Thalassemia is one of the most common inherited diseases worldwide and is considered a major public health concern in many countries, affecting approximately 4.4 out of every 10,000 live births throughout the world.Thalassemia is an

Published 7 Months Ago
GBM Treatment Research: Immunotherapy Still Prevails
Glioblastomas (GBM), tumors originating from glial cells, are very common primary intracranial malignancies that can cause great harm to the human body. GBM accounts for 27% of all primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors and 80% of CNS malignancies.

Published 7 Months Ago
STAT3—A Gene Flipping the Switch on Height Variation
Some people are unsatisfied with their height and wish they could be taller. Unfortunately for most adults, there is not much that can be done to increase height. However, recent research shows that gene therapy might help adult grow taller by

Published 7 Months Ago
Stem Cell Update: Where Are We and Where to Go?
In recent years, research related to stem cells has created a boom in the biomedical field. Stem cells, with their advantages of easy access, low immunogenicity, and no ethical controversies, have successfully stood out in the era of cell therapy and

Published 7 Months Ago
Optimized CAR-T Design Locally Activates Small-molecule Cancer Drugs
CAR-T-cell therapy is a type of immunotherapy that fights cancer by using specifically engineered T cells. T cells from a patient\'s blood are taken and modified to develop specific structures on their surface known as chimeric antigen receptors (CARs).

Published 7 Months Ago
Bispecific Antibodies Unleash More Potential of NK Cells
Natural killer cells (NK cells) are a component of the innate immune system and provide the first line of defense for the body\'s immune system. They patrol the body and are recruited to destroy tumor cells at the tumor site. In addition to

Published 7 Months Ago
Antibody-Mediated ADCC and CDC–Taking Rituximab as an Example
In the fight against disease, two types of immune actions have provided an escalating engine for the development of antibody-based pharmaceuticals: antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) and complement-dependent cytotoxicity (CDC). The

Published 8 Months Ago
Study Links COVID-19 to Self-attacking Autoantibodies
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic began in December 2019 and has rapidly spread worldwide since then, causing millions of deaths, and massive strains on national public health systems. Research on COVID-19 has never stopped, and scientists are

Published 8 Months Ago
About Omicron: The One Skyrockets Global COVID-19 Cases
By January 24, 2021, more than 350 million COVID-19 cases have been reported amid a surge attributed to the now dominant omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. Genetic variations of viruses such as the one that causes COVID-19 are not uncommon. Many

Published 8 Months Ago
New findings on Malaria Research: High Levels of IgA Antibodies Detected in Adul
Malaria is a parasitic infection transmitted by infected female Anopheles mosquitoes, which can pick up the parasite when they bite an infected person. When parasites enter the human body, they go to red blood cells, where they grow rapidly until the

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