Medical research

Memory-boosting chemical identified in mice

Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress.

Oncology & Cancer

Research identifies how cancer cells cheat death

Research led by David Litchfield of The University of Western Ontario has identified how biochemical pathways can be "rewired" in cancer cells to allow these cells to ignore signals that should normally trigger their death. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Could hypertension drugs help people with Alzheimer's?

Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used ...

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