Scientists have discovered a new way to target cancer through manipulating a master switch responsible for cancer cell growth.
Cancer Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories. The research, published in the 17 November issue of the scientific ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Zinc is an essential nutrient, but until now, there has not been an effective way to measure it in our bodies, say University of Florida researchers.
Medical research Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Cancer cells usually live in an environment with limited supplies of the nutrients they need to proliferate most notably, oxygen and glucose. However, they are still able to divide uncontrollably, producing ...
Cancer Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that men who take vitamin C supplements regularly run a higher risk of developing kidney stones. The study, which is published in the scientific periodical JAMA Internal Me ...
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2 |
Healthy eating not only promotes growth and development, but also provides important opportunities for children to socialize during meals. A new, comprehensive analysis of feeding behavior in children with autism spectrum ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Tumours need a steady supply of sufficient nutrients to be able to grow. In order to secure the nutrient availability, they secrete messenger compounds to stimulate neighbouring blood vessels ...
Cancer Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A lifelong diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can inhibit growth of breast cancer tumours by 30 per cent, according to new research from the University of Guelph.
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The cold snap has well and truly set in across much of Europe, and as temperatures fall, watching our health becomes increasingly more crucial. Keeping our vitamin D levels up during the winter months has long been lauded ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- That vitamin D and calcium you're taking could be causing more harm than good, a new article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute says.
Health May 04, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 6 |
New research explains how cells regulate their bonds during the development of new blood vessels. For the first time, the role of the protein Raf-1 in determining the strength of the bond between cells has ...
Medical research Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For those with irritable bowel syndrome who wonder if stress aggravates their intestinal disorder, a new University of Michigan Health System study shows it's not all in their head.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A study by researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), has found that dairy intake —specifically milk and yogurt —is associated with higher ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New research by scientists at the University of Southampton could lead to the design of more effective drugs to combat malaria.
Medical research Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cells that repress their "bad time" pumps when a nutrient is abundant were much more efficient at preparing for starvation and at recovering afterward than the cells that had been genetically engineered to avoid this repression.
Genetics Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |