Cardiology

Unknown mini-proteins in the heart

A team led by Professor Norbert Hübner's MDC research group has observed human heart cell "protein factories" in action, examining the entire tissue for the very first time. In an article published in Cell, the group reveals ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could you have a sensitive gut?

(HealthDay)—If you've ever wondered why emotional distress causes stomach cramps or a mad dash to the bathroom, know that there's a direct line of communication that runs from your brain to your digestive tract.

Medications

A new system for treating type 1 diabetes mellitus

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DMT1) contributes to 10 percent of the total of cases of diabetes mellitus worldwide, mainly in young people, and is regarded as a growing health risk. DMT1 is characterised by the self-immune destruction ...

Oncology & Cancer

Whole body MRI may help to detect spread of cancers more quickly

Trials with people with newly-diagnosed colorectal and non-small cell lung cancer suggest that whole body MRI could reduce the time it takes to diagnose the stage of cancers. The results are from two prospective trials with ...

Medical research

Damaged lungs regenerated in study

A new technique to rehabilitate lungs that are too damaged to be considered for transplant could benefit an increasing population of patients with end-stage lung disease.

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