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Cancer

Nanotechnology and Math Deliver Two-in-One Punch for Cancer Therapy Resistance

Math, biology and nanotechnology are becoming strange, yet effective bed-fellows in the fight against cancer treatment resistance. Researchers at the University of Waterloo and...
cancer cells

Cancer cells coordinate to form roving clusters

Rice University scientists identify ‘smoking gun’ in metastasis of hybrid cells 
aspirin

Aspirin found to reduce overall cancer risk

Effect strongest against colorectal, other gastrointestinal tumors
blood

Persistence wins out with discovery that could lead to cure for...

An international research team has discovered an important new genetic target for the development of possible treatments for the common inherited blood diseases sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.

A metabolic master switch underlying human obesity

Obesity is one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Affecting more than 500 million people worldwide, obesity costs at least...

Gene therapy restores hearing in deaf mice

Using gene therapy, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital have restored hearing in mice that have a genetic form of deafness....

Under Our Nose: Supplemental Oxygen Can Make Tumors Shrink, Says New...

A method of profoundly enhancing some cancer treatments could be right under our noses. A study co-authored by a University of Pittsburgh researcher has...

Seeing the Knee in a New Light: Fluorescent Probe Tracks Osteoarthritis...

A fluorescent probe may make it easier to diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis, a painful joint disease affecting nearly 27 million Americans. The disease is...

Injectable 3D vaccines could fight cancer and infectious diseases

New findings show programmable biomaterials can be delivered using needle injection to induce an immune response and fight deadly diseases