Journal of Biological Chemistry

Cardiology

Zinc at the heart of new study

Zinc plays an important role in regulating heartbeat, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

Oncology & Cancer

Professor fights cancer with hedgehogs

A Binghamton University biochemist has discovered a new way to fight cancer, one that attacks only the cancer cells and promises fewer side effects. He hunts hedgehogs.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Potential drug lessens neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease model

The first test in a mammalian model of a potential new class of drugs to treat Parkinson's disease shows abatement of neurodegeneration in the brains of test rats and no significant toxicities, University of Alabama at Birmingham ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find link between cancer gene and obesity

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers have discovered that a gene known to cause cancer also may play a role in determining if someone becomes obese.

Oncology & Cancer

How to starve triple negative breast cancer

A team of Brazilian researchers has developed a strategy that slows the growth of triple negative breast cancer cells by cutting them off from two major food sources.

Oncology & Cancer

Can stem cells cause and cure cancer?

Simply put, cancer is caused by mutations to genes within a cell that lead to abnormal cell growth. Finding out what causes that genetic mutation has been the holy grail of medical science for decades. Researchers at the ...

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