Wednesday, October 16, 2019
cancer

Using the RIKEN Click Reaction to Weaponize Antibodies Against Cancer

RIKEN chemists have come up with a simple way to add a radioactive element to an antibody and have demonstrated that this...
Alzheimer’s disease

Newly Discovered Biomarkers May Lead to Promising Diagnostic Tool for Alzheimer’s

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and determining a patient’s prognosis is an inexact business, and that stands in the way of better personalized care and advances...
cancer

That’s Gold! Griffith Finds Cheap Way to Detect Cancer

Griffith University scientists have developed a new class of nanomaterials that could detect early cancer. The inexpensive, non-invasive diagnostic tool can deliver sensitive and specific...
autism

Parent-led Early Intervention for Autism in Children Shows Reduction in Symptoms

An early intervention for autism aimed at helping parents communicate with their child has been shown to have an effect on reducing the severity...
Human immunodeficiency virus

Two Steps Ahead: Neutrons Help Explore Future HIV Treatments

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a quick learner. As fast as researchers get effective anti-viral drugs into clinical trials, the virus evolves, deploying potent...

Robotic, Flexible Needle for More Effective Cancer Treatment

© Yurchanka Siarhei, Shutterstock Wood wasps use their stingers to drill into wood and lay their...
stomach cancer

Heartburn Drugs Linked to Fatal Heart and Kidney Disease, Stomach Cancer

Extended use of popular drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux has been associated with an increased risk of premature death....
Dyskeratosis congenita

Penn Team Identifies Strategy to Reverse the Disease Dyskeratosis Congenita

Dyskeratosis congenita, or DC, is a rare, inherited disease for which there are limited treatment options and no cure. Typically diagnosed in childhood, the...
Radiation Technology

Penn First in World to Treat Patient with New Radiation Technology

Doctors at Penn Medicine have become the first in the world to treat a patient with a new treatment platform designed to streamline the...
cellular molecules

Research Reveals Codes That Control Protein Expression

An internal code in cellular molecules called messenger RNA predetermines how much protein they will produce, scientists from Weill Cornell Medicine discovered in a...
seeing motionvideo

Men and Women Show Surprising Differences in Seeing Motion

Humans’ ability to notice moving objects has always been a useful skill, from avoiding an animal predator in ancient times to crossing a busy...
Nanoparticle Therapy

Nanoparticle Therapy Could Deliver Double Blow to Cancer

The new therapy, which has been shown to make breast cancer and prostate cancer tumours more sensitive to chemotherapy, is now close to entering...
influenza A

Scientists Discover a Potential Strategy to Treat Influenza A

A team of researchers from Scripps Research and Janssen Research & Development LLC has discovered an orally active small molecule that neutralizes...
human genome

Scientists Demonstrate Path to Linking the Genome to Healthy Tissues and Disease

Since scientists first decoded a draft of the human genome more than 15 years ago, many questions have lingered, two of which have been...
neurodegenerative illnesses

Protein Aggregation: Relevant Not Only for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Amyloid fibrils play a crucial role in neurodegenerative illnesses. Scientists from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) and Forschungszentrum Jülich have now been...
depressionvideo

UCLA Doctors Use Magnetic Stimulation to ‘Rewire’ the Brain for People with Depression

Americans spend billions of dollars each year on antidepressants, but the National Institutes of Health estimates that those medications work for only 60 percent to...
Neurological Disorder Treatment

Printed Thermo-Plasmonic Heat Patterns for Neurological Disorder Treatment

A KAIST team presented a highly customizable neural stimulation method. The research team developed a technology that can print the heat pattern on a...
Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction Means Increased Risk for Heart Disease, Regardless of Other Risk Factors

Erectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according new research published...
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Breast Cancer Patients Could Benefit from Controversial Hormone

An international team of researchers involving the University of Adelaide is tackling the controversy over what some scientists consider to be a "harmful" hormone,...
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Blood of SIDS Infants Contains High Levels of Serotonin

Blood samples from infants who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) had high levels of serotonin, a chemical that carries signals along and...