Oncology & Cancer

Finding new tools for leukemia treatment

A new study published now in Nature Communications, led by João T. Barata from Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM, Portugal), and J. Andrés Yunes from Centro Infantil Boldrini (Brazil), shows that changes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Looking to the cell's power generators for clues to depression

Depression is a global issue. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 15 percent of people will experience a disabling bout of depression at some point in their lives. Despite an array of treatments that includes ...

Medical research

Reversing new-onset type 1 diabetes with pyramid-like DNA

Usually diagnosed in children, teens and young adults, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys insulin-secreting β-cells in the pancreas. As a result, people with type 1 diabetes ...

Neuroscience

A potential end to postpartum depression

Postpartum depression affects about one in eight women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. D. Samba Reddy a professor in the department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics in the Texas ...

Medical research

Research reveals how subtle changes in a microRNA may lead to ALS

When people think about the connection between genes and disease, they often envision something that works like a light switch: When the gene is normal, the person carrying it does not have the disease. If it gets mutated, ...

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