(Medical Xpress) -- A new class of anti-cancer drugs which control the growth and spread of cancers and do so with minimal side effects is being developed by researchers at the University of Sydney.
Cancer May 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Regenerating sensory hair cells, which produce electrical signals in response to vibrations within the inner ear, could form the basis for treating age- or trauma-related hearing loss. One way to do this could be with gene ...
Neuroscience May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For years, researchers have known that obesity, type 2 diabetes and low-level inflammation are linked, but how they are connected has not been well understood.
Diabetes May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chinese researchers said Monday they have discovered an HIV-blocking agent that could be developed into a gel to limit the sexual transmission of AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Simon Fraser University researcher is among four scientists who argue that cholesterol may slow or stop cancer cell growth. They describe how cholesterol-binding proteins called ORPs may control cell growth in A Detour ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new discovery in mice may lead to new treatments that could make bone marrow transplants more likely to succeed and to be significantly less dangerous. According to new research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Bi ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How and when our blood clots is one of those incredibly complex and important processes in our body that we rarely think about. If your blood doesn't clot and you cut yourself, you could bleed to death, if ...
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study reveals new details about a protein that enables cancer cells to start new tumors in distant sites
(Medical Xpress) -- A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study has revealed details of the complex molecular process involving a protein that enables cancer cells to establish tumors in distant parts of ...
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.
Cancer 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
St. Michael's Hospital and King Saud University have received their first joint U.S. patent to use the BRCA1 gene as a therapy for cardiovascular disease.
Genetics Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers led by a senior investigator at Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have released initial findings from a first-of-a-kind clinical trial in adaptive radiotherapy ...
Cancer Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Another layer in breast cancer genetics has been peeled back. A team of researchers at Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) led by Richard G. Pestell, M.D., PhD., FACP, Director of the KCC and Chair of the Department of ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Could some cases of asthma actually be caused by an allergic reaction to a common environmental bacteria? New research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that this idea may not be as far-fetched as it ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Metastasizing cancer cells often express integrins that provide better traction. A new study in The Journal of Cell Biology reveals how a lipid-converting enzyme helps the cells mobilize these integrins.
Cancer Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0