Medical research

New approach to treating arthritis and other inflammatory diseases

Researchers from Peter Mac have discovered an innovative way to dampen severe inflammation in mice, uncovering a potential new therapeutic approach for inflammatory and autoimmune conditions such as arthritis, psoriasis and ...

Medical research

A new treatment for liver cancer

In the latest issue of Molecular Therapy, Skoltech and MIT researchers have published a new combinatorial therapy for the treatment of liver cancer. Using a siRNA approach, a field in which Dr. Zatsepin (Skoltech) excels, ...

Oncology & Cancer

New study indicates exercise can help prevent liver cancer

Liver cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death worldwide and is growing rapidly due to the "diabesity pandemic." A new study reported in the Journal of Hepatology, provides strong evidence that voluntary exercise ...

Medications

Cancer drugs show promise in preventing malaria

A potential new approach for preventing malaria is on the horizon with the discovery that drugs currently used to kill cancer cells can also kill malaria-infected liver cells.

Oncology & Cancer

Study uncovers increasing global rates of liver cancer

New research reveals rising rates of liver cancer around the world, despite advances aimed at preventing the disease. The findings are published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society ...

Medications

Low-dose aspirin linked to reduced liver cancer risk

Among adults with chronic viral hepatitis at high risk of liver cancer, those who took low-dose aspirin long-term were less likely to develop liver cancer or to die from liver-related causes. The findings come from a study ...

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