Monday, April 6, 2020
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Resolving inflammation: Could it prevent memory loss in Down syndrome and...

Individuals with Down syndrome are at a much greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, with inflammation of the brain starting early in life...

Diagnosing hypertension in children

HighlightStudy results call into question the utility of testing blood pressure load--the proportion of elevated blood pressure readings detected over 24 hours--for diagnosing hypertension...

Bacteria form biofilms like settlers form cities

Microbiologists have long adopted the language of human settlement to describe how bacteria live and grow: They "invade" and "colonize." Relations dwelling...

Oncotarget: Prognostic and predictive factors in pancreatic cancer

Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 10 reported that there are not standardized predictive biomarkers able to identify patients who benefit most from treatments.The...

Oncotarget: A microRNA-based signature predicts local-regional failure and overall survival

The cover for issue 10 of Oncotarget features Figure 3, " Overall survival (OS) for high (red) versus low (black) risk groups in...

How skin cells embark on a swift yet elaborate death

Skin is our body's most ardent defender against pathogens and other external threats. Its outermost layer is maintained through a remarkable transformation...

Oncotarget: DNA methylation of MMPs and TIMPs in atherothrombosis process in...

Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 10 reported that the statistically associated Cp G sites were analyzed in blood samples from two separate atherothrombotic...

Mimicking cancer’s evasive tactics, microparticles show promise for transplant rejection

PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2020 - Inspired by a tactic cancer cells use to evade the immune system, University of Pittsburgh researchers have...

Oncotarget: MicroRNA (miR) dysregulation during Helicobacter pylori-induced gastric

Oncotarget Volume 11, Issue 10 reported that dysregulation of noncoding micro RNA molecules has been associated with immune cell activation in the...

Invisible plastics in water

A Washington State University research team has found that nanoscale particles of the most commonly used plastics tend to move through the...