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Man may not live by bread alone, but cancer in animals appears less resilient, judging by a study that found chemotherapy drugs work better when combined with cycles of short, severe fasting.
Cancer Feb 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In cancer cells, normal mechanisms governing the cellular life cycle have gone haywire. Cancer cells continue to divide indefinitely, without ever dying off, thus creating rapidly growing ...
Cancer Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (11) | 2 |
Stem cell researchers at UCLA have uncovered for the first time why adult human cardiac myocytes have lost their ability to proliferate, perhaps explaining why the human heart has little regenerative capacity.
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—When it's dark, and we start to fall asleep, most of us think we're tired because our bodies need rest. Yet circadian rhythms affect our bodies not just on a global scale, but at the level ...
Genetics Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—University of Nottingham Malaria experts have found a way of disabling one of the many phosphatase proteins which breathe life into the malaria parasite. The result is a mutant which is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 21, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
There is a reason exercise becomes more difficult with age. A report in the August Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, ties the weakness of aging to leaky calcium channels inside muscle cells. But there is some good n ...
Medical research Aug 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Milk consumption has been linked to improved health, with decreased risks of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and colon cancer. A group of scientists in Sweden found that lactoferricin4-14 (Lfcin4-14), a milk protein with known ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have made a discovery in neuroscience that could offer a long-lasting solution to eating disorders such as obesity.
Neuroscience Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The American Cancer Society estimates that 44,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer will be diagnosed this year and that 37,000 people will die from the disease. These are not strong odds. A new drug, rigosertib, allows pancreatic ...
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
With obesity reaching epidemic levels in some parts of the world, scientists have only begun to understand why it is such a persistent condition. A study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry adds substantially to the st ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Scientists have connected two signature characteristics of pancreatic cancer, identifying a self-perpetuating "vicious cycle" of molecular activity and a new potential target for drugs to treat one of the most lehal forms ...
Cancer Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have discovered a new target in their fight against the devastating global disease 'malaria' thanks to the discovery of a new protein involved in the parasite's life cycle.
Medical research Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have devised an innovative boxer-like strategy, based on the serial use of two anti-cancer drugs, to deliver a one-two punch to first weaken the defenses of multiple myeloma and then ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The body has a built-in system known as autophagy, or 'self-eating,' that controls how cells live or die. Deregulation of autophagy is linked to the development of human diseases, including neural degeneration and cancer.
Medical research Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |