Study finds fat cells help repair damaged nerves

Damage to the body's peripheral nerves can cause pain and movement disorders. Researchers at the Leipzig University have recently investigated how damaged nerves can regenerate better. They found that fat tissue strongly ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study hints at how cancer immunotherapy can be safer

Cancer immunotherapy has revolutionized treatment of many forms of cancer by unleashing the immune system response against tumors. Immunotherapies that block checkpoint receptors like PD-1, proteins that limit the capacity ...

Oncology & Cancer

T cells can activate themselves to fight tumors

When you need a bit of motivation, it often has to come from within. New research suggests cancer-fighting immune cells have found a way to do just that.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Manifestations of vertigo described in pregnancy

Pregnancy can bring about the onset of or exacerbate audiovestibular disorders, including vertigo, according to a review published online Oct. 1 in Cureus.

Biomedical technology

Dissolving implantable device relieves pain without drugs

A Northwestern University-led team of researchers has developed a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The first-of-its-kind device could provide a much-needed alternative ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hand ischemia: When hand pain won't go away

Ischemia can occur anywhere in your body. It's a term to describe what happens when a blood vessel is blocked, preventing blood and oxygen from reaching it. For those with hand ischemia, an inadequate supply of blood to the ...

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