News tagged with apoptosis

A TRP that makes our cells feel hyper

A large change in the volume of a cell, from its basal level, is detrimental to its health. Therefore, our cells are equipped with mechanisms to maintain their constant volume. When a cell detects an environmental change ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Scientists illuminate cancer cells' survival strategy

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has discovered key elements of a strategy commonly used by tumor cells to survive when they spread to distant organs. The finding could lead to drugs that could inhibit ...

Jan 26, 2012
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A gene that protects against colorectal cancers

The research team in France has developed an animal model carrying a mutation of the DCC gene. Mice carrying the mutation develop tumours, because this gene can no longer induce the death of the cancer cells. This discovery ...

Dec 14, 2011
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Results of the COBRA trial reported at TCT 2011

A clinical trial of patients with diabetes has demonstrated that cryoplasty post-dilitation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) decreased the risk of in-stent restenosis (ISR). ...

Nov 11, 2011
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