Oncology & Cancer

How intestinal cancer stem cells evade anti-angiogenic therapy

A team led by Ludwig Lausanne's Tatiana Petrova, Jeremiah Bernier-Latmani and alum Christoph Cisarovsky identified a novel mechanism by which stem cells in intestinal tumors generate new blood vessels and evade anti-angiogenic ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Older people with anemia and weak muscles face higher risk of dying

A study by researchers at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in Brazil and University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom shows that a combination of anemia and weak muscles in older people heightens the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

A novel method for monitoring the 'engine' of pregnancy

A study published in Nature Biomedical Engineering details a novel method for imaging the placenta in pregnant patients as well as the results of a pilot clinical study. By combining optical measurements with ultrasound, ...

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