Oncology & Cancer

Origin of childhood cancer malignant rhabdoid tumour discovered

The first proof of the origin of malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT), a rare childhood cancer, has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in the Netherlands, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers illuminate potential precursors of blood cancers

Utah researchers report significant new insights into the development of blood cancers. In work published today in Blood Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, scientists describe an ...

Neuroscience

Food for thought: New maps reveal how brains are kept nourished

Our brains are non-stop consumers. A labyrinth of blood vessels, stacked end-to-end comparable in length to the distance from San Diego to Berkeley, ensures a continuous flow of oxygen and sugar to keep our brains functioning ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Progressive kidney disease may be predicted by proteins in urine

In a study of people who were diagnosed during hospitalization with the short term but serious disorder called acute kidney injury (AKI), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers showed that the levels of three proteins isolated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New coronavirus variant out of Brazil now in 5 U.S. states

(HealthDay)—The first U.S. case of a Brazilian COVID-19 variant that doctors fear can re-infect the previously sick surfaced in Minnesota in early January 2021, and the more infectious variant has since been found in four ...

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