Genetics

Genetic mutation linked with typical form of migraine

A research team led by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of California, San Francisco has identified a genetic mutation that is strongly associated with a typical form of migraine.

Medical research

Body clock drugs could ease psychiatric disorders and jet lag

UK researchers have successfully used a drug to reset and restart the natural 24 hour body clock of mice in the lab. The ability to do this in a mammal opens up the possibility of dealing with a range of human difficulties ...

Oncology & Cancer

Combining the old and new to kill cancer cells

A team of Singapore based scientists have found that pairing a new approach with an old drug may be an effective approach to treat common cancers. In a landmark study, Professor David Virshup and Dr. Jit Kong Cheong, from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer clues found in downstream pathway

Despite the promise of the gene KRAS as a target for treating lung cancer, finding effective therapies has been challenging. Now researchers are traveling down the pathway to find what makes KRAS cancerous.