Oncology & Cancer

Cool room temperature inhibited cancer growth in mice

Turning down the thermostat seems to make it harder for cancer cells to grow, according to a study in mice by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that chilly temperatures ...

Surgery

Repairing tendons with silk proteins

Just mentioning a ruptured Achilles tendon would make anyone wince. Tendon injuries are well known for their lengthy, difficult and often incomplete healing processes. Sudden or repetitive motion, experienced by athletes ...

Medical research

Jigsaw-shaped peptide solves tissue regeneration puzzle

Recreating native physiological processes in manmade materials imitating the biological structures involved in wound healing has proved to be a lasting challenge. The main problems are modeling the appropriate functions that ...

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