Cancer-prevention

Novel and unique DNA vaccine to fight effectively against cancer antigen

Scientists at The Wistar Institute and Inovio pharmaceuticals, Inc. have devised a unique deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) vaccine approach through molecular design to boost the immune responses induced against one of the most important cancer antigen targets. Research results were published in the journal Molecular Therapy. Cancer immunotherapy approaches, designed to harness the body’s natural immune …

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Lab study shows how metformin can protect against cancer

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown mechanism that helps fortify the structure and tight junctions between epithelial cells, a basic cell type that lines various body cavities and organs throughout the body, forming a protective barrier against toxins, pathogens, and inflammatory triggers. Breaches of this barrier …

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