Oncology & Cancer

MicroRNAs predict recurrence risk of head and neck tumors

A recent paper published in the scientific journal Cell gives an unprecedented insight into the metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body over 24 hours. As part of a large-scale study, the authors constructed ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mogamulizumab cuts infected cells in HTLV-1 myelopathy

(HealthDay)—For patients with human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-associated myelopathy-tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM-TSP), treatment with the humanized anti-CCR4 monoclonal antibody that targets infected cells, ...

Inflammatory disorders

Chronic inflammation causes loss of muscle mass during aging

People start losing muscle mass at the age of 40—about some 10 percent of the total muscle mass for each 10-year period, which may lead to fall-related injuries, slowing metabolism and reduced quality of life. Today, very ...

Neuroscience

NeuroExpresso: Web app enables exploration of brain cell types

An online database of gene expression profiles for 36 major types of brain cells from 12 brain regions, based on mouse data from multiple laboratories, is reported in a new paper published in eNeuro. The tool is provided ...

Neuroscience

Inflammation in midlife linked to brain shrinkage later

People who show signs of inflammation in middle age are more likely to suffer from brain shrinkage later in life, a possible precursor to dementia or Alzheimer's disease, researchers said Wednesday.

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