interleukin cytokines

The company plans to develop tests for prostate cancer risk assessment, prostate cancer screening, and breast cancer screening.

An international research team studied how genetic factors control immune cell response to pathogens in healthy individuals. 

Researchers hope to advance the technology to support an assay to help personalize oral cancer treatment by avoiding the development of mucositis.

The team showed the approach could successfully monitor cytokines in infants after heart surgery, and is involved now in a larger clinical study expanding this research. 

This article has been updated from an earlier version with additional comments from Eliot Lurier.
By Turna Ray

Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.