Journal of Biological Chemistry

Starving cancer the key to new treatments

Researchers have identified a vital supply route that cancer cells use to obtain their nutrients, in a discovery that could lead to new treatments to stop the growth of tumours.

May 05, 2016
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Skin has the nerve to tell you to scratch

No matter the trigger—bug bites, a medication side-effect or an itchy wound—the urge to scratch can be a real pain. Researchers at the Duke University Medical Center have identified a potential drug target in the skin ...

Mar 11, 2016
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Using old drugs to treat new viruses

A group of drugs already in everyday use to treat psychosis or depression may also be used to defeat deadly and emerging viruses, according to new research led by the University of Leeds.

Mar 01, 2016
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Could red wine improve cognitive performance?

"Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages," said Louis Pasteur. Through the biological activity of several classes of organic compounds such as anthocyanins, tannins and flavonoids, red wine is known to have ...

Jan 12, 2016
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