Medical research

A good night's sleep keeps your stem cells young

In a study just published in the journal Nature, scientists at the Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg and at the Institute for Stem Cell Technology and Experimental Medicine have uncovered that environmental stress ...

Medical research

Key cause of bone marrow failure identified

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers funded by Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research and the Medical Research Council (MRC) have identified one of the first steps that can cause bone marrow failure and eventually lead to blood cancers. ...

Medical research

Alcohol by-product destroys blood stem cells

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology have found that stem cells in the body's 'blood cell factory'—the bone marrow—are extremely sensitive to the main breakdown ...

Oncology & Cancer

Towards more effective treatment for multiple myeloma

A new study from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, shows that MAL3-101, a recently developed inhibitor of the heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70), appears to have potent anti-tumor effects on multiple myeloma, ...

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