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Scientists develop drug to rejuvenate muscle cells

University of Texas Medical Branch | 02-15-2019

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in aged mice, …

Why some brain tumors respond to immunotherapy

Columbia University Irving Medical Center | 02-15-2019

Columbia researchers have learned why some glioblastomas–the most common type of brain cancer–respond to immunotherapy. …

‘Cellular barcoding’ reveals how breast cancer spreads

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute | 02-15-2019

A cutting-edge technique called cellular barcoding has been used to tag, track and pinpoint cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer from the main tumor into the blood and other organs. …

Artificial intelligence can predict survival of ovarian cancer patients

Imperial College London | 02-15-2019

The artificial intelligence software, created by researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne, has been able to predict the prognosis of patients with ovarian cancer …

Immune stimulant molecule shown to prevent cancer

University of Louisville | 02-15-2019

A research team at the University of Louisville has discovered that an immune checkpoint molecule they developed for cancer immunotherapy, also protects against future development of multiple types of cancer when administered by itself. …

Cholesterol dependency in rare cancer could be exploited with drugs

Rockefeller University | 02-14-2019

Cancer cells are, in some respects, impressive: They can grow relentlessly, sidestep the aging process by becoming immortal, and evade the immune system’s persistent attacks. …

Human cells can change function to fight diabetes

University of Bergen | 02-14-2019

Traditional cell biology textbooks say that most cells can only differentiate to the same cell type, with the same function. It seems that some of these textbooks need to be rewritten, …

Immunological scarring from celiac disease

Cardiff University | 02-14-2019

Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer from celiac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, …

What’s age got to do with it?

European Society of Cardiology | 02-14-2019

It’s often said: It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel. New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age. …

Cholesterol-lowering drugs could protect against ALS

Queen Mary University of London | 02-14-2019

High cholesterol has been found to be a possible risk factor for the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a large study of genetic data …

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Scientists develop drug to rejuvenate muscle cells

University of Texas Medical Branch | 02-15-2019

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in aged mice, …

Scientists develop drug to rejuvenate muscle cells

University of Texas Medical Branch | 02-15-2019

Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in aged mice, …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

What’s age got to do with it?

European Society of Cardiology | 02-14-2019

It’s often said: It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel. New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age. …

What’s age got to do with it?

European Society of Cardiology | 02-14-2019

It’s often said: It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel. New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

More than half a million breast cancer deaths averted in the US over three decades

Wiley | 02-11-2019

Latest U.S. estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women’s lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment. …

More than half a million breast cancer deaths averted in the US over three decades

Wiley | 02-11-2019

Latest U.S. estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women’s lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment. …