The finding involves the cancer gene RhoC, which has previously been shown to promote metastasis of many types of cancer. RhoC levels increase as breast cancer progresses and high levels of RhoC are associated with worse ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An EU research project has shed light on the tumor-growth role of a key-signalling pathway in mammary gland stem cells.
Cancer Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the July 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe how human epidermal progenitor cells and stem cells control transcription factors to avo ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Reading has established that a prosthetic cornea made from human cells is the best model for testing how irritants and toxins cause eye injuries.
Ophthalmology May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers suggests that specific populations of tumor cells have different roles in the process by which tumors make new copies of themselves and grow. In their report in ...
Cancer May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at University of Queensland's Brain Institute are one step closer to developing new therapies for treating dementia.
Neuroscience May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a molecular pathway that controls the retention and release of the brain's stem cells. The discovery offers new insights into normal and abnormal neurologic ...
Neuroscience Apr 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified a new population of intestinal stem cells that may hold clues to the origin of colorectal cancer.
Cancer Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When poet Walt Whitman wrote that we "contain multitudes," he was speaking metaphorically, but he was correct in the literal sense. Every human being carries over 100 trillion individual bacterial cells within ...
Immunology Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A new discovery published online in The FASEB Journal may lead to a new tool to help physicians assess breast cancer risk as well as diagnose the disease. In the report, researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Un ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Trudeau Institute addresses how the human body controls gamma-herpesviruses, a class of viruses thought to cause a variety of cancers. The study, carried out in the laboratory of Dr. Marcia Blackman, ...
Immunology Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
A new technique involving the use of an artificial scaffold into which a patient's own stem cells are inserted, turning it into a fully functional organ, could offer a potential solution to the donor shortage crisis, according ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While some scientists report engineering a super virulent strain of the H5N1 influenza virus, which could potentially wipe out a significant percentage of the human population, another group of researchers from the United ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism that could help explain how multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases can be exacerbated by the onset of an infection.
Immunology Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0