A different view of cancer cells: New study measures physical changes in tumor cells as they become metastatic
Most cancer deaths are caused by metastatic tumors, which break free from the original cancer site and spread throughout the body. For that to happen, cancer cells must undergo many genetic and physical changes.
Cancer Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Osteoarthritis, which affects at least 20 percent of adults in the United States, leads to deterioration of cartilage, the rubbery tissue that prevents bones from rubbing together. By studying the molecular properties of ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder, affecting about one-third of older adults, and currently there is no cure. A study published by Cell Press April 2nd in the Biophysical Journal reveals how th ...
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Studying gene activity in tissue removed from injured knees, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that genes related to obesity and aging may ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Australian researchers have taken the first step in using bioactive peptides as the building blocks to help 'build a new brain' to treat degenerative brain disease.
Medical research Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Flinders University researchers have discovered that a protein in the brain may play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease – a common degenerative neurological disorder which affects the control of body movements.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cannabis seems to ease the painful muscle stiffness typical of multiple sclerosis, indicate phase III trial results, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An analysis of the relationship between several vascular function measures and blood pressure levels finds that certain measures including higher aortic stiffness were associated with a higher risk of new hypertension; however, ...
Cardiology Sep 04, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While drinking caffeine each day does not appear to help improve sleepiness among people with Parkinson's disease, it may have a benefit in controlling movement, according to new research published in the August 1, 2012, ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adherence to a Mediterranean dietary pattern in early life is associated with lower arterial stiffness in adulthood, according to a study published online July 19 in the Journal of Internal Me ...
Health Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Reading have made a significant breakthrough in cornea transplant research that could make future procedures more successful.
Ophthalmology Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
High fat diets cause damage to blood vessels earlier than previously thought, and these structural and mechanical changes may be the first step in the development of high blood pressure. These findings in mice, by Marie Billaud ...
Cardiology Apr 03, 2012 | 1.6 / 5 (8) | 3 |
The discovery of a gene that causes a form of hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) may provide scientists with an important insight into what causes axons, the stems of our nerve cells, to degenerate in conditions such as ...
Genetics Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who have the most common type of adult muscular dystrophy also have a higher risk of getting cancer, according to a paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
National Institutes of Health researchers have found that Parkin, an important protein linked with some cases of early-onset Parkinson's disease, regulates how cells in our bodies take up and process dietary fats.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |