Oncology & Cancer

Adjuvant radiotherapy no better for localized prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—Adjuvant radiotherapy does not improve event-free survival in men with localized or locally advanced prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy, according to a review and meta-analysis published online ...

Medical research

A bacterial toxin turning cells into swiss cheese

Although the innate immune system is the front line of defense against microbial infections, the complex mechanisms of innate immunity are incompletely understood. In a new study, researchers from Kanazawa University synthesized ...

Health

Study reveals birth defects caused by flame retardant

A new study from the University of Georgia has shown that exposure to a now-banned flame retardant can alter the genetic code in sperm, leading to major health defects in children of exposed parents.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Treatment of chloroquine poisoning

Research by Bangor University's Professor Dyfrig Hughes has provided important evidence on the safety of treatments that are being tested for use in COVID-19.

Neuroscience

Protein shapes matter in Alzheimer's research

Sometimes proteins misfold. When that happens in the human brain, the pileup of misfolded proteins can lead to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.

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