News tagged with resistance mechanisms
Inhibiting telomerase, an enzyme that rescues malignant cells from destruction by extending the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes, kills tumor cells but also triggers resistance pathways that allow cancer to survive ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
German researchers unravel a critical regulatory mechanism controlling blood vessel growth that might help solve drug resistance problems in the future.
Medical research Mar 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An FDA-approved drug initially used to treat insulin resistance in diabetics has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive performance in some people with Alzheimer's disease.
Neuroscience Nov 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Groundbreaking research encompassing Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, has uncovered a natural defense mechanism that is capable of inactivating the toxin that ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Why are certain cancer cells so resistant? The answer may be that they have either retained or acquired attributes normally found in stem cells.
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As public health authorities across the globe grapple with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, Tufts University School of Medicine microbiologists and colleagues have identified the unique resistance mechanisms ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
EPFL researchers develop a tool for oncologists using the electrical signature of cancer cells to get just the right treatment dosage for each patient.
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0
The intrauterine environment plays an important role in the health of the offspring. Now, experts from the University of Navarra affirm that the mother's stress, due to socio-economic or psycho-social causes, is associated ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An interdisciplinary team of researchers has dissected a case of synergy in drug-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia to understand the mechanism by which two drugs, danusertib and bosutinib, work together ...
Cancer Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Proteins that control cell growth are often mutated in cancer, and their aberrant signaling drives the wild proliferation of cells that gives rise to tumors. One such protein, the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), ...
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research suggests that the molecular mechanism leading to schizophrenia may be different in patients who fail to respond to anti-psychotic medication compared to patients who do respond.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A group of tiny RNA molecules with a big role in regulating gene expression also appear to have a role in causing insulin resistance in woman with polycystic ovary syndrome and, perhaps, in all women, researchers ...
Diabetes Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Use of the injectable contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), common in areas such as sub-Saharan Africa with high HIV-1 prevalence, is associated with suppression of the immune ...
Immunology Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The work of a team of scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) led by Professor Nicholas Tonks FRS, suggests a way to overcome one of the major technical obstacles preventing a leading therapeutic target for diabetes ...
Medical research Sep 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |