Diabetes

New evidence of how exercise can counter diabetes damage

One way exercise can counter the damage of diabetes is by enabling activation of a natural system we have to grow new blood vessels when existing ones are ravaged by this disease, scientists report.

Oncology & Cancer

Spicy treatment the answer to aggressive cancer?

It has been treasured by food lovers for thousands of years for its rich golden colour, peppery flavour and mustardy aroma…and now turmeric may also have a role in fighting cancer.

Medical research

Inhibiting angiogenesis to treat cancer

Blood vessels are the body's essential architecture that exists in order to nurture cells with sufficient nutrients and oxygen. Angiogenesis, or the formation of new blood vessels, is of great research interest in cancer ...

Other

Shock therapy to help erectile dysfunction

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine shows that a little shock to the penis may help treat severe erectile dysfunction that does not respond well to prescription drug treatments.

Oncology & Cancer

New study shows antioxidants stimulate blood flow in tumors

Vitamin C and other antioxidants stimulate the formation of new blood vessels in lung cancer tumors, a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows. The discovery corroborates ...

Medical research

Tumors' mechanical properties affect protein production

Tissues stiffen with age, poor diet, disease and for natural reasons, and when they do, a new study shows, proteins produced by such cells can be altered, which in turn affects downstream processes.

Cardiology

Nanofibers may help treat heart attacks

(Medical Xpress) -- Cardiovascular diseases kill over 17 million people a year globally, according to the World Health Organization, and many more suffer heart attacks but recover. Even those who do recover are more prone ...

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