Medical research

Normally harmless cell molecule triggers neuron death

A vital intermediate in normal cell metabolism is also, in the right context, a trigger for cell death, according to a new study from Wanli Liu and Yonghui Zhang of Tsinghua University, and Yong Zhang of Peking University ...

Medications

Treating aggressive breast cancer with an anti-diabetic drug

National University of Singapore researchers developed an approach to target highly resistant triple-negative breast cancers (TNBCs) by interfering with their energy production using cytotoxic gold-metformin prodrugs.

Health

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function due to a reduction in energy production in the muscles, according to a mouse study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. Vitamin D deficient mice were found to have impaired ...

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