Oncology & Cancer

Cancer study overturns current thinking about gene activation

(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 ...

Medical research

Fasting may benefit patients with epilepsy, study suggests

Children with persistent and drug-resistant seizures treated with the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet may get an added therapeutic benefit from periodic fasting, according to a small Johns Hopkins Children's Center ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New tools for Alzheimer's may aid early diagnosis and treatment

Curtailing the imminent rise in Alzheimer's disease (AD) will require early, accurate diagnostic tests and treatments, and researchers are closer to achieving these two goals. New findings in medical imaging, molecular analysis ...

Inflammatory disorders

Multi-functional anti-inflammatory/anti-allergic developed

A synthetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic family of drugs to combat a variety of illnesses while avoiding detrimental side effects has been developed by a Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher.

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