News tagged with diseased cells

Related topics: cancer cells

Scientists identify genetic drivers of common lymphoma

An international team of scientists has pinpointed the genetic drivers of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma—the most common type of blood cancer—and determined the genes' clinical significance. The study, published in the ...

Oct 31, 2017
popularity17 comments 0

Smoking may cause inflammatory bowel disease

A new study shows a direct effect of cigarette smoke on intestinal inflammation for the first time. Researchers in South Korea report that exposing mice to cigarette smoke results in colitis, an inflammation of the colon ...

Oct 31, 2017
popularity44 comments 0

New approach for treatment of contact allergy

Researchers from the University of Bonn have isolated a molecule that is suitable for the control of contact allergies. The study illuminates a central immune mechanism, which may also play a role in other inflammatory diseases ...

Oct 30, 2017
popularity2 comments 0

Cellular power outage

A common feature of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or Huntington's disease are deposits of aggregated proteins in the patient's cells that cause damage to cellular functions. Scientists at the ...

Oct 27, 2017
popularity0 comments 0

Gut response to fluid flow

Flow of fluids through the gut, such as milk from an infant's diet, generates a shear stress on cells lining the intestine. Ken Lau, Ph.D., and colleagues have demonstrated that microvilli – finger-like membrane protrusions ...

Oct 27, 2017
popularity0 comments 0

Subscribe to rss feed