Oncology & Cancer

Rhombic lip implicated in origins of high-risk medulloblastoma

Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have discovered which cells give rise to certain high-risk groups of medulloblastoma. The findings will help researchers better understand the biology of the disease, as ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Returning to football after COVID-19 infection

A first-of-its-kind study conducted in collaboration with LSU's School of Kinesiology, LSU Athletics, Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Our Lady of the Lake researched how the immune system of elite student-athletes ...

Medical research

The role of metabolic signaling in preventing atrial fibrillation

Research from the Yale School of Medicine indicates that a protein kinase that is a master regulator of cell metabolism is critical to preventing atrial fibrillation. The research appeared April 22 in the journal JCI Insight.

Neuroscience

Familiar objects can prevent autism-like behaviors in mouse model

The emergence of autism traits can result from different factors, such as a person's environment and genetic background. FMI researchers and their Novartis collaborators showed that exposing mice with an autism mutation to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unconventional T cells promote immunity to malaria

Monash University's Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have made a vital breakthrough in the understanding of a new facet of the immune response to malaria, which will help in the development of a vaccine.

Oncology & Cancer

New advances in treating non-small cell lung cancer

A new publication by Yale Cancer Center highlights recent breakthrough therapies developed to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The goal of the study is to provide views on how basic science advances will impact clinical ...

Medical research

Muscles retain positional memory from fetal life

A research collaboration based in Kumamoto University, Japan has discovered that muscles and the resident stem cells (satellite cells) responsible for muscle regeneration retain memory of their location in the body. This ...

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