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colon cancer

Broccoli, Cabbage and Kale May Protect Against Colon Cancer

The early-stage mouse study, from scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and Imperial College London, is published in the journal Immunity. This suggests that even without genetic risk factors,...
Melatonin

Melatonin Levels Can Be Used as an Indicator of Tumor Malignity

Evaluating the capacity of tumor cells to produce the hormone melatonin could become a novel strategy for measuring degrees of malignity in some types...
HIV virus

Trial of ‘Kick and Kill’ Approach to HIV Cure Leaves Puzzles...

The approach involves waking up and then killing the ‘sleeping’ HIV that is hiding in the body using an experimental approach known as ‘kick...
Nano-tech diagnostic

Nano-Tech Diagnostic Can Indicate Cancer or Thrombotic Risk in One Drop...

A team of international researchers led by Professor Martin Hegner, Investigator in CRANN and Trinity’s School of Physics, have developed an automated diagnostic platform...
Immunotherapy

Smart Nanoparticles Keep Immunotherapy Focused on Cancer

Immunotherapy is a highly promising and innovative approach to battling cancer that works by enlisting the body’s natural defenses to attack cancer cells. By...
solar water-splitting

New World Record for Direct Solar Water-Splitting Efficiency

Hydrogen will play a central role as a storage medium in sustainable energy systems. An international team of researchers has now succeeded in raising...
pancreatic cancer

Medical Researchers, Engineers Look to Nanovaccines to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

While out mowing his carefully kept lawn during the summer and fall of 2012, a 75-year-old retiree noticed his lower back and side didn’t...
Brain Tumours

Unlocking New Insight into Brain Tumours Using Neuroscience

The brain is the most complex organ in our bodies, controlling almost everything we do. Our ability to breathe, our earliest memories and deepest...
solar cells

A Milestone on the Path Towards Efficient Solar Cells

Generating more electricity from solar cells and conducting further research into so-called singlet fission. This is what scientists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) are currently...
autoimmune diseases

Watching the Immune System in Action Reveals What Happens When Things...

The technology has already been used to look at immune cells involved in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, and could provide valuable insights...
Miniecosystems

Scripps Research Chemists Design ‘Miniecosystems’ to Test Drug Function

Scripps Research scientists have solved a major problem in chemistry and drug development by using droplet-sized ‘miniecosystems’ to quickly see if a molecule can...
hearing loss

Drug Could Protect Children from Hearing Loss After Chemo

When cisplatin was first used to treat cancer in the late 70s, it made a big impact. “It was the most extraordinary breakthrough treatment,” says Dr Penelope...
retina degeneration

Trojan Helps Build Eye Implants for People with Retina Degeneration

When Gianluca Lazzi started out as an electrical engineer, he was working on safety assessments of electromagnetic fields. Essentially, he wanted to find out how to...
sun coral

Sun Coral Invades the Brazilian Coast Owing to Its Amazing Capacity...

Detected for the first time in Brazil on the coast of the Southeast region in the late 1980s, when oil and gas prospecting began...
oesophageal cancer

Combining Heartburn Drugs and Aspirin Could Help Prevent Oesophageal Cancer in...

In the famous words of Benjamin Franklin: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While he may have been talking about fire...
lung cancer

On the Search for New Approaches to Cure Lung Cancer

Protein kinases regulate nearly all processes in cells. If the function of these enzymes is disrupted, often cancer will develop. In particular certain types...
cancer researchvideo

Two New Pathways Expand the Horizon for Cancer Research

Dramatically reshaping the scope of cancer research, the discovery was made by investigating a special class of genes known as noncoding RNA’s (ncRNA) found...
microfluidic chip

Attacking disease by learning the language of cells

Developed by an Australian-Swiss research team, the technology offers researchers unprecedented insights into how individual cells behave - something that scientists are discovering is...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Potent New Mechanism of Action for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease...

Key Points of Research - Through research on the small molecule analogue of E6007 which is under clinical development as a treatment for inflammatory bowel...
mathematical analysis

Mathematical Model Identifies Differences Between Individual Cells

"Single cell data have revolutionized our understanding of many biological processes in recent years," explains Dr. Jan Hasenauer, head of the Data-driven Computational Modelling...