GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Even with devastating brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, doctors can reach into their medical bags to find something to help a patient.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found a way to use just a fraction of the normal dosage of a highly toxic, debilitating chemotherapy drug to achieve even better results against colon cancer cells.
More research is needed before the therapy can be tested in patients, but the discovery in human colon cancer cell [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For more than 400 years, scientists have studied the amazing regenerative power of salamanders, trying to understand how these creatures routinely repair injuries that would usually leave humans and other mammals paralyzed — or worse.
GAINESVILLE — A virus that in nature infects only rabbits could become a cancer-fighting tool for humans. Myxoma virus kills cancerous blood-precursor cells in human bone marrow while sparing normal blood stem cells, a multidisciplinary team at the University of Florida College of Medicine has found. The findings are now online and will appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Leukemia.