Ophthalmology

Loss of pericytes deteriorates retinal environment

Inside the eye, at the interface between blood vessels and the retina, lies a boundary that prevents harmful substances present in the blood from entering the retina. Researchers at the Center for Vascular Research, within ...

Neuroscience

Migrating stem cells possible new focus for stroke treatment

Two years ago, a new type of stem cell was discovered in the brain that has the capacity to form new cells. The same research group at Lund University in Sweden has now revealed that these stem cells, which are located in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers seek to put the squeeze on cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer researchers have been studying angiogenesis — the growth of new blood vessels — since the early 1970s, when Judah Folkman first theorized that tumors could be destroyed by cutting off their blood ...