Biologists, surgical oncologists and regenerative medicine specialists from Rice University, the University of Delaware and the Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del., have begun a four-year program ...
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite years of research, glioblastoma, the most common and deadly brain cancer in adults, continues to outsmart treatments targeted to inhibit tumor growth.
Cancer Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Current U.S. drug policy is proving insufficient in shrinking the damage caused by drug abuse, but promising alternative approaches could lead to improved results, according to an article ...
Medications Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Why do we age, and what makes some of us live longer than others? For decades, researchers have been trying to answer these questions by elucidating the molecular causes of aging.
Medical research Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A molecule widely believed to fight many forms of cancer actually helps deadly thyroid tumors grow, and cancer therapies now being tested in humans might boost the activity of this newly revealed bad guy, researchers at Mayo ...
Cancer Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Novel live-cell imaging technique offers new opportunities to understanding immune responses in the skin
Biologists often use a technique called multi-photon imaging to examine live cells. The technique is unique in that it uses multiple photons of high wavelengths to stimulate fluorescent labels, causing them ...
Immunology Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fish cannot display symptoms of autism, schizophrenia or other human brain disorders. However, a team of MIT biologists has shown that zebrafish can be a useful tool for studying the genes that contribute ...
Genetics Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Next time your digestive system malfunctions in some embarrassing way, you can always blame man's best friend - not the dog, but the bacterial cells that live in your intestines. Not everyone has a dog but we all have enormous ...
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- If your father and grandfather waited until they were older before reproducing, you might experience life-extending benefits.
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (14) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress) -- With Type 2 human diabetes climbing at alarming rates in the United States, researchers are seeking treatments for the disease, which has been linked to obesity and poor diet.
Diabetes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Aging and breast cancer: Researchers uncover cellular basis for age-related breast cancer vulnerability
It is well-known that the risks of breast cancer increase dramatically for women over the age of 50, but what takes place at the cellular level to cause this increase has been a mystery. Some answers and the ...
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 1996, the technique known as somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) transformed the idea of cloning from science fiction into reality. SCNT entails removing the nucleus from an adult somatic cell of the animal ...
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The oxygen and food we consume are converted into energy by tiny organelles present in each cell, the mitochondria. These 'power plants' must be continuously supplied with fuel, to maintain all vital functions. A team led ...
Medical research May 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
One-letter switches in the DNA code occur much more frequently in human genomes than anticipated, but are often only found in one or a few individuals.
Pediatrics May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Two molecular biologists have been awarded the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
Other May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0