Cellular barcoding has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer
Task sharing in Sierra Leone -- teaching emergency surgery to health officers -- can help improve healthcare in a country with few doctors
Mass. General study finds that blocking IL-33/Treg axis prevents development of skin and colon cancer in mice with chronic inflammation
RIVERSIDE, Calif.-- While the neural architecture responsible for the transmission of electrical impulses has been known for more than a century, the basic biology behind how a neuron acquires its one and only axon -- a fundamental component of how neurons communicate -- remains a mystery.
Researchers from the University of Malaga (UMA) evidence that levels of this vitamin in the body decrease in those months when sun impact is higher
Obesity - as research in the past decade has shown - is first and foremost a brain disease. Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, partners in the German Center for Diabetes Research, have now discovered a molecular switch that controls the function of satiety neurons and therefore body weight. ...
Quitting smoking can significantly improve the effectiveness of cancer treatment, according to the U.S. Surgeon General, yet almost half of cancer patients continue to smoke after they've been diagnosed.
Researchers release a new tool to help rural communities understand the resources needed to combat the opioid epidemic
Researchers have developed a simple blood test that can detect when a newly transplanted lung is being rejected by a patient, even when no outward signs of the rejection are evident.
Herpes viral infections use the ancient genetic material found in the human genome to proliferate, mimicking the same process tumors have been found to manipulate, Mount Sinai researchers have shown for the first time.
Brazilian researchers are the first to demonstrate the action of PRIMA-1 against amyloid aggregates of mutant p53 protein, structure found in more than half of malignant tumors