Oncology & Cancer

Consumer Health: Cancer myths vs. facts

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn about what does—and does not—cause cancer.


Spaceflight wreaks havoc on liver metabolism

The latest findings of a series of studies on mice that examined harmful effects caused by spending time in space show that gene expression related to liver metabolism is altered in response to the space environment. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Defective epithelial barriers linked to 2 billion chronic diseases

Humans are exposed to a variety of toxins and chemicals every day. According to the epithelial barrier hypothesis, exposure to many of these substances damages the epithelium, the thin layer of cells that covers the surface ...

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