Oncology & Cancer

How tumors make immune cells 'go bad'

Investigators from Cedars-Sinai Cancer have discovered that cancerous tumors called soft-tissue sarcomas produce a protein that switches immune cells from tumor-attacking to tumor-promoting. The study, published today in ...

Cardiology

Blood vessel breakthrough major step towards Alzheimer's treatment

A breakthrough in our understanding of Alzheimer's disease has revealed changes to blood vessels in the brain, potentially presenting a path for developing new drugs to help fight the disease, according to University of Manchester ...

Cardiology

What makes blood vessels grow?

Blood vessels must adapt their growth to the nutrients available in their surroundings so that they can keep organs adequately supplied. A team led by Michael Potente has identified two proteins that are important for this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hand ischemia: When hand pain won't go away

Ischemia can occur anywhere in your body. It's a term to describe what happens when a blood vessel is blocked, preventing blood and oxygen from reaching it. For those with hand ischemia, an inadequate supply of blood to the ...

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