Alzheimer's Vaccine Reviewed A controversial vaccine that was the subject of a halted trial to prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients could have the potential to be reformulated to eliminate its toxicity while retaining the benefits.
A Silent Killer Scientists suggest a mechanism that may selectively silence the electrical activity of dopamine producing neurons.
Remote-Controlled Gene Delivery Synthetic gene-delivery system has great implications for the development of targeted gene therapy based on non-viral systems.
Getting Lymphocytes Going Scientists report that 'microclusters' of molecules are the discrete physical structures required for triggering and, importantly, sustaining immune signals.
Allergy Safety Pins Researchers identify the enzyme Pin1 that increases the stability of mRNAs encoding GM-CSF.
Heart Risk From Inflammmatory Gene Variant A common variant of a gene involved in inflammation is 3.57 times more common in African American individuals who have had a heart attack than in African Americans who have not.
Biorepository for Prostate Cancer The U.S. National Cancer Institute to enhance the quality and availability of various biospecimens and associated data for the broader scientific community for prostate cancer studies.