Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Black Death origin mystery solved... 675 years later

A deadly pandemic with mysterious origins: it might sound like a modern headline, but scientists have spent centuries debating the source of the Black Death that devastated the medieval world.

Genetics

Researchers find that RNA exosome is key for B cell development

New research from UT Southwestern suggests that RNA exosomes—the cellular machines that degrade old molecules of RNA—play a key role in the development of B cells, which are critical to the immune system's ability to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Promising evidence' that osteopathy may relieve musculoskeletal pain

There's "promising evidence" that osteopathy, the physical manipulation of the body's tissues and bones, may relieve the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions, finds a review of the available clinical evidence, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Certain cancer treatment plans linked to delays

Patients undergoing primary radiotherapy treatment with or without chemotherapy, rather than surgery, for head and neck cancers are more likely to experience delays in their treatment starting, according to a new analysis ...

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