Oncology & Cancer

Pregnancy reprograms breast cells, reducing cancer risk

An early age of pregnancy (25 years and younger) is known to reduce the overall risk of breast cancer by over 30%. CSHL Assistant Professor Camila dos Santos spent several years teasing out the molecular details behind the ...

Medications

Target trials support drug safety in pregnant patients

Out of concern for fetal safety, pregnant people have typically been excluded from drug trials. And when human health is on the line, drug studies assessing fetal safety in animal models may be viewed as far from definitive.

Medical research

Biofabrication drives tissue engineering in 2019

In the quest to engineer replacement tissues and organs for improving human health, biofabrication has emerged as a crucial set of technologies that enable the control of precise architecture and organization. A new article ...

Medical research

New staining technique visualizes whole organs and bodies

A RIKEN research team has established an optimized three-dimensional (3-D) tissue-staining and observation technique based on existing tissue clearing technology. Published in Nature Communications, the study details how ...

Medical research

Watch that smell! Scents can regulate fat storage

Dr. Ayse Sena Mutlu, a postdoctoral fellow at Baylor's Huffington Center On Aging, had an intriguing question. Is it possible to change the body's fat storage without changing eating habits?

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