Tumour cells need far more nutrients than normal cells and these nutrients cannot get into the malignant cells without transporters.
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With a desire to inhibit metastasis, Cornell biomedical engineers have found the natural switch between the body's inflammatory response and how malignant breast cancer cells use the bloodstream to spread.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Low prediagnostic levels of circulating adiponectin were associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published December 14 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists identify new biomarker for cancer in bone marrow: Promise for patients of multiple myeloma
Singapore scientists have identified FAIM, a molecule that typically prevents cell death, as a potential biomarker to identify an incurable form of cancer in the bone marrow. Patients with this form of cancer usually do not ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of cellular adhesion molecules in the blood, where they play a role in immune function.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
How defects in a signaling protein sabotage the immune system in multiple, seemingly contradictory ways
The antibody response to immune threats is managed by cells known as B lymphocytes. The differentiation and function of B cells are tightly regulated to ensure a prompt response to confirmed dangers, such ...
Immunology Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a novel target for the treatment of food allergies. Erwin Gelfand, MD, and his colleagues report in the October 2012 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology that l ...
Immunology Nov 01, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
A study in The Journal of Cell Biology identifies a motor protein that ferries HIV to the plasma membrane, helping the virus escape from macrophages.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A research team from Stanford University has found that injecting the blood of young mice into older mice can cause new neural development and improved memory. Team lead Saul Villeda presented ...
Medical research Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Adding a third anti-cancer agent to a current drug cocktail appears to have contributed to dramatic improvement in three infants with the most severe form of Pompe disease—a rare, often-fatal genetic disorder ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A research team led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, has published new findings elucidating the molecular and clinical role of FNDC5/irisin in humans.
Medical research Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Muscles have a pool of stem cells which provides a source for muscle growth and for regeneration of injured muscles. The stem cells must reside in special niches of the muscle for efficient growth and repair.
Medical research Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The complement system is part of the innate immune system and is composed of about 40 different proteins that work together to defend the body against disease-causing microorganisms. The complement system ...
Immunology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers, working with colleagues in Canada, have found that one or more substances produced by a type of immune cell in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may play a role in ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A class of heart medications, cardiac glycosides, can induce immunogenic cell death (ICD), whereby dying cancer cells are converted into a vaccine that stimulates antitumor response, according ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |