About 200 million people across 75 of the poorest countries in the world are now infected by the blood parasite Schistosoma haematobium (S. haematobium). The infection causes severe urogenital disease, but ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at McGill University have discovered that a key regulator of energy metabolism in cancer cells known as the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) may play a crucial role in restricting cancer cell growth. AMPK acts ...
Cancer Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research demonstrates that the cellular metabolism of certain immune cells is closely linked to their function, which includes protecting against viral infections and the development of tumours.
Medical research Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, the most common paediatric cancer, has been the subject of study in the PhD thesis of ElixabetLópez.In the work entitled New genetic markers for treatment personalization in ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers funded by Cancer Research UK have been looking at why new drugs called "MEK inhibitors", which are currently being tested in clinical trials, aren't as effective at killing cancer cells as they ...
Cancer Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new Australian study led by Professor Susan Clark from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research shows that large regions of the genome – amounting to roughly 2% – are epigenetically activated ...
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Depriving cancer cells of a key amino acid dramatically cuts their ability to grow and multiply, according to a new Cancer Research UK study published in Nature.
Cancer Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cancer scientists led by Dr. John Dick at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have found a way to follow single tumour cells and observe their growth over time. By using special immune-deficient mice to propagate human colorectal ...
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Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that knocking out a particular "partner" gene is the Achilles' heel of some cancers.
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at St. Michael's hospital have identified 29 proteins that are likely to be involved in the spread of kidney cancer. The discovery will help physicians recognize which tumours are going to behave more aggressively ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research out of the United Kingdom is showing that a common drug used in the fight against breast cancer could also be employed in the fight against other tumours. The drug in question is geldanamycin, ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at IRB Barcelona present a model to demonstrate the correlation between genomic instability and cancer.
Cancer Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research has found there are several different ways that kidney tumours can achieve the same result – namely, grow.
Cancer Nov 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have worked to establish traceability for a molecular radiotherapy treatment for patients suffering from neuroendocrine tumours.
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at King's College London have uncovered a protein required by cancer cells to spread to other parts of the body, highlighting it as a potential target for future treatments ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |