The need to distinguish between normal cells and tumor cells is a feature that has been long sought for most types of cancer drugs. Tumor antigens, unique proteins on the surface of a tumor, are potential targets for a normal ...
Cancer Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Accelerated biological aging, seen in women with Alzheimer's risk factor, blocked by hormone therapy
Healthy menopausal women carrying a well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease showed measurable signs of accelerated biological aging, a new study has found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A synthetic "poop" developed at the University of Guelph can cure nasty gastrointestinal infections caused by Clostridium difficile, a toxin-producing bacterium.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
An international study of ibrutinib in people with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) continues to show unprecedented and durable results with few side effects.
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Donated umbilical cord blood establishes a new blood supply in patients more quickly after transplantation when it is first expanded in the lab on a bed of cells that mimics conditions in the bone marrow, researchers report ...
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Cell aging, or cellular senescence, has an important role in the natural physiological response to tumor development. Activated oncogenes are able to induce senescence, and recent findings have suggested that oncogene-induced ...
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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), are a newly emerging cellular therapy being tested in approximately 250 clinical trials worldwide to help repair damaged tissues, such as injured heart muscle following a heart attack. The problem ...
Medical research Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A team of UC Davis investigators has discovered a protein on the surface of lung cancer cells that could prove to be an important new target for anti-cancer therapy. A series of experiments in mice with lung cancer showed ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research could lead to new ways to ID women who have higher risk of breast cancer from low-dose radiation
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified tissue mechanisms that may influence a woman's susceptibility or resistance ...
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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, who are exploring novel ways to treat serious heart problems in children, have conducted the first direct comparison of the regenerative abilities of neonatal ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Biju Parekkadan saw his future in the plight of a newborn thousands of miles away.
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Scientists have restored the sense of smell in mice through gene therapy for the first time—a hopeful sign for people who can't smell anything from birth or lose it due to disease.
Medical research Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Reliable, accurate and repeatable analysis of medical images continues to be a challenge in disease treatment. A European research initiative has developed robust and efficient computing techniques for image ...
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A research team in the Netherlands has found that cells from burn eschar, the non-viable tissue remaining after burn injury and normally removed to prevent infection, can be a source of mesenchymal cells that may be used ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have discovered a new function for a protein that protects cells during injury and could eventually translate into treatment for conditions ranging from cardiovascular disease to Alzheimer's.
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