Neuroscience

A new hope in treating neurodegenerative disease

New research has shown that support cells in the brain can be utilised to heal and protect neurones, paving the way for the development of new medicine to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

Oncology & Cancer

New discovery paves way for pancreatic cancer treatment

Pancreatic cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths, is projected to be the second by the year 2030, according to a study in the journal of Cancer Research. The five-year survival rate is only 8 percent, making ...

Neuroscience

Sensory cells of the balance organ can regenerate after injury

Research at Umeå University in Sweden shows that in the utricle – which is one of the internal ear's balance organs in mammals – epithelial cells can be regenerated, resulting in healthy sensory hair cells and surrounding ...

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