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Stanford scientists have dug up a defect at the heart of rheumatoid arthritis: a faulty "anchor" that should be tethering a key molecule to the spot inside immune cells where it has to be in order to do its job.  It seems this defect can be reversed with a not yet commercially available small-molecule drug.

Stanford scientists have dug up a defect at the heart of rheumatoid arthritis: a faulty "anchor" that should be tethering a key molecule to the spot inside immune cells where it has to be in order to do its job.  It seems this defect can be reversed with a not yet commercially available small-molecule drug.

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Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.

Nutrition experts debate the reliability of nutrition studies, their typical flaws and how researchers can perform better studies moving forward.

A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.

A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.

In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.

In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.

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A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.

A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.

The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds

The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds

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Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.

Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.

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Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

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