Baking Soda Boosts T Cells’ Ability to Fight Leukemia
Baking Soda Boosts T Cells’ Ability to Fight Leukemia
Infusions of donor T cells to fight the cancer often fail, but sodium bicarbonate can counter lactic acid produced by leukemia cells, potentially improving remission rates in mice and humans.
Baking Soda Boosts T Cells’ Ability to Fight Leukemia
Baking Soda Boosts T Cells’ Ability to Fight Leukemia

Infusions of donor T cells to fight the cancer often fail, but sodium bicarbonate can counter lactic acid produced by leukemia cells, potentially improving remission rates in mice and humans.

Infusions of donor T cells to fight the cancer often fail, but sodium bicarbonate can counter lactic acid produced by leukemia cells, potentially improving remission rates in mice and humans.

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Stomach Acid & Heartburn Drugs Linked with COVID-19 Outcomes
Stomach Acid & Heartburn Drugs Linked with COVID-19 Outcomes
Ashley Yeager | Oct 7, 2020
While sick with COVID-19, President Trump is taking an antacid. Doctors have been exploring whether these medicines can treat SARS-CoV-2 infections, and the results are mixed.
Corals’ pH Sensor Identified
Corals’ pH Sensor Identified
Ashley P. Taylor | Nov 1, 2017
Soluble adenylyl cyclase measures and responds to pH changes in coral cells, but whether it can help the animals withstand ocean acidification is not yet known.
pH Detectors in Lamprey Spinal Cords Control Cell and Locomotor Activity
pH Detectors in Lamprey Spinal Cords Control Cell and Locomotor Activity
Alison F. Takemura | Sep 1, 2016
Neurons in the lamprey spinal cord can sense pH and counteract changes from the body’s optimal range.