Neuroscience

Why does the Alzheimer's brain become insulin-resistant?

As the population ages, the number of people with neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, increases. Approximately 75,000 Canadians are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease each year and experience a decline ...

Oncology & Cancer

How ovarian cancer defies immunotherapy

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, with collaborators at La Jolla Institute for Immunology and elsewhere, have further elucidated how ovarian ...

Attention deficit disorders

Caffeine could be a valid option for treating some ADHD symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a psychiatric pathology for which diagnosis has increased exponentially over the last 20 years. In fact, current estimates suggest that this disorder affects between 2% ...

Oncology & Cancer

Proteogenomics identifies novel acute myeloid leukemia subtypes

In order to better treat patients diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the pathological processes and also existing subtypes of the disease must be better understood. With the help of proteome and genome analysis, ...

Medical research

The positive impact of sharing negative research results

In the era of "publish or perish," research results that disprove the hypothesis tested often go unpublished. In addition, many researchers who have been unable to reproduce results from other laboratories have found it difficult ...

Medications

Metoclopramide inhibits proliferation of leukemia stem cells

A research team at Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and the University of Bern has identified and tested the use of an agent that can effectively inhibit the proliferation of leukemia stem cells. Metoclopramide (MPR), ...

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