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Thursday, June 15, 2023
Tethering of Shattered Chromosomal Fragments Paves Way for New Cancer Therapies
Like pieces of broken safety glass, shattered chromosomal fragments are tethered together during cell division, allowing them to be reassemb...
New study reveals strong connection between heart and brain health
A growing amount of evidence points to interactions between heart health and brain health. Cardiovascular diseases serve as a crucial backdr...
Bowel cancer: Researchers find possible cause for chemoresistance
Human colorectal cancer cells Image Credit: National Cancer Institute Large quantities of the protein IGF2BP2 not only make bowel cancer gr...
Elimination of type of bacteria suggests treatment for endometriosis
Fusobacterium (white dots) is highly expressed near the uterus (endometrium) of endometriosis patients. Image Credit: Professor Yutaka Kondo...
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Alcohol harm reduction can also reduce other substance use
Photo Credit: cottonbro studio Quitting alcohol or drugs was not a top priority for people experiencing homelessness in a harm reduction tr...
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Teens rarely receive addiction medication in U.S. treatment centers
Despite a record-setting number of overdose deaths nationwide in 2022, a new study from Oregon Health & Science University finds that on...
Sleep apnea link to cognitive decline
Photo Credit: SHVETS production Flinders University experts are working on better solutions for sleep apnea to ward off a range of health r...
Blocking immune system ‘messenger’ may treat severe asthma
Professor Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D. Photo Credit: Courtesy of La Jolla Institute for Immunology Asthma is more dangerous than many peop...
New study links contraceptive pills and depression
According to the study, women who began to use contraceptive pills as teenagers had a 130 per cent higher incidence of symptoms of depressio...
Monday, June 12, 2023
New discoveries about where atherosclerotic plaques rupture can lead to preventive treatments
Isabel Goncalves, Jiangming Sun, and Andreas Edsfeldt studying two atherosclerotic plaques Photo Credit: Petra Olsson A common cause of myoc...
Study brings new understanding of multiple myeloma evolution
Elisabet Manasanch, M.D. | Linghua Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Photo Credit: Courtesy of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center A new study by ...
Sunday, June 11, 2023
Study examines role of metabolites in disease treatment
Phillip Owens, PhD Photo Credit: Andrew Higley/UC Marketing + Brand Each year, about 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with ...
Study reveals how treatment-resistant prostate cancer provides its own hormonal fuel
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows how prostate cancer creates its own hormonal fuel supply in res...
Modified lactic acid bacteria provide faster wound healing
The lactic acid bacteria, or Limosilactobacillus reuteri, is genetically modified to produce the chemokine CXCL12 (ILP100-Topical). Photo C...
Friday, June 9, 2023
Alcohol consumption increases the risks of over 60 diseases
Photo Credit: Taylor Friehl Alcohol consumption increases the risks of over 60 diseases in Chinese men, including many diseases not previou...
Key clue to what causes cancer
Photo Credit: PDPics Australian cancer researchers have made an important new connection between a person’s cancer risk and the functions o...
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Some Gut Bacteria Linked to Precancerous Colon Polyps
Scientific Frontline stock graphic A new study by Harvard Medical School investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital has linked certain ...
Long Covid can impact fatigue and quality of life worse than some cancers
Photo Credit: engin akyurt Fatigue is the symptom that most significantly impacts the daily lives of long Covid patients, and can affect qu...
Groundbreaking findings bring hope for faster and better recovery after stroke
Marcela Pekna och Milos Pekny, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg. Photo Credits:...
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Link between cardiovascular health & disorders such as carpal tunnel
From left to right: Richard Kendall, MD, Matthew Thiese, PhD, Eric Wood, MD, Kurt Hegmann, MD, from the Rocky Mountain Center for Environmen...
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