Saturday, October 19, 2019
Tags Medicine/health

Tag: medicine/health

New clues on tissue damage identified in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

Research supported by the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (RA/SLE) provides new insights into tissue damage...

Microfluidics device captures circulating cancer cell clusters

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2019 -- Cancer touches nearly everyone in one way or another, and regrettably, it will claim another 600,000...

Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of...

Preoperative management of inflammation may stave off cancer recurrences

BOSTON - A growing body of evidence suggests that traditional cancer treatments can paradoxically promote new tumor growth. Now, a team of scientists led...

How hepatitis B and delta viruses establish infection of liver cells

Princeton University researchers have developed a new, scalable cell culture system that allows for detailed investigation of how host cells respond to...

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

TAMPA, Fla. (June 18, 2019) -- Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical...

New evidence supports the presence of microbes in the placenta

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine previously found evidence that the placenta harbors a sparse but still present community of microorganisms, which...

Cell division at high speed

In malignant tumours, the cells usually proliferate quickly and uncontrollably. A research team from the Biocenter of Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg in Bavaria,...

Democrats and Republicans agree: Take politics out of health policymaking

PHILADELPHIA - It's no secret that Americans are politically divided, but a new report offers hope that Democrats and Republicans find common ground on...

Researchers identify potential modifier genes in patients with charcot-marie-tooth disease

Amsterdam, June 18, 2019 - Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is the most common inherited neurological disorder affecting peripheral motor and/or sensory nerves in humans. Monogenic...