Oncology & Cancer

Unmasking poor prognosis bowel cancer

Researchers at SAHMRI and the University of Adelaide have pinpointed a tumor support signal that works to suppress the immune system. Blocking this signal may prove pivotal in stopping bowel cancer.

Genetics

When your body doesn't recognize your own left-handed RNA

Like DNA, RNA molecules contain information through unique combinations of four different nucleotides. However, through a molecular process called RNA editing, chemical changes can be made to adenosine nucleotides that convert ...

Medical research

Enhanced autophagy could help treat diabetes

Enhancing autophagy—the cellular process that breaks down and removes unneeded components—in fat tissue could help treat diabetes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.

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