Oncology & Cancer

A new way to cut the power of tumors

Instead of tackling tumors head-on, an international team of researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc in Amsterdam has chosen to regulate their vascularization by intervening ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Abnormalities in genes linked to IRSP in Alzheimer's disease

(HealthDay)—Individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD) have abnormalities and reductions in gene expression in the parahippocampal gyri that map to genes associated with the insulin receptor signaling pathway (IRSP), according ...

Diabetes

Insulin gives an extra boost to the immune system

The role of insulin as a boost to the immune system to improve its ability to fight infection has been detailed for the first time by Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI) scientists.

Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has hepatic origins

Affecting as many as 650 million people worldwide, obesity has become one of the most serious global health issues. Among its detrimental effects, it increases the risk of developing metabolic conditions, and primarily type ...

Medical research

Research describes the differences between mice and humans

Research from King's College in London, UK, and Lund University in Sweden could explain why diabetes drugs which have worked in animal experiments are not equally successful in humans. The researchers discovered differences ...

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