domenica, giugno 24, 2018

Research team discovers drug compound that stops cancer cells from spreading

Fighting cancer means killing cancer cells. However, oncologists know that it's also important to halt the movement of cancer cells before they spread throughout...

Watching stem cells repair spinal cord in real time

Monash University researchers have restored movement and regenerated nerves using stem cells in zebra fish where the spinal cord is severely damaged. The research, presented...

Kidney cells engineered to produce insulin when caffeine is present in...

A team of researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Basel in Switzerland and Institut Universitaire de Technologie in France has that found...

Caffeine from four cups of coffee protects the heart with the...

Caffeine consumption has been associated with lower risks for multiple diseases, including type II diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, but the mechanism underlying these...

New Technology : e-dermis brings sense of touch, pain to prosthetic...

Amputees often experience the sensation of a "phantom limb"—a feeling that a missing body part is still there. That sensory illusion is closer to becoming...

Triple negative breast cancer : computational geeks may have uncovered...

It's called the 'kiss of death'. Triple negative breast cancer has no targeted drug therapy and, as such, the only hope for these patients...

Scientists examine how high altitude and the associated limited available energy...

High altitude is a particularly challenging environment—the terrain is physically challenging and the land has a relatively poor crop yield, so food can be...

Long-term therapy with estrogen and bazedoxifene alters the microbial composition and...

According to the study, led by University of Illinois food science and human nutrition professor Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, the enzyme B-glucuronidase (GUS) plays a pivotal...

Smart stent detects narrowing of arteries

For every three individuals who have had a stent implanted to keep clogged arteries open and prevent a heart attack, at least one will...

Combining different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91 percent

Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently...