Cancer

Breast cancer: New genetic test measures risk of metastases

Patients suffering from breast cancer in which the lymph nodes are already affected usually receive prophylactic chemotherapy which sometimes entails many side effects. Scientists at the Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna ...

Genetics

Gene regulation through non-coding RNAs

A number non-coding RNAs are transcribed in humans but their role in the human body has not been elucidated. European scientists are deciphering the role of such RNAs in a newly discovered imprinted human genome domain.

Medications

Do it like the immune system: novel antimicrobials

Microbial infections are becoming unbeatable due to progressive mutations that lead to antimicrobial drug resistance. European scientists exploited the characteristics of novel antimicrobial compounds that mimic the dual ...