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Body's Own Recycling System
2012-10-12 11:19:21

Researchers discover "molecular emergency brake" in charge of regulating self-digestion

2012-10-09 20:47:21

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida and Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital in China have discovered that combining chemotherapy drugs and immunotherapy cancer vaccines results in an enhanced anti-tumor effect.

2012-08-02 15:26:11

The body has a built-in system known as autophagy, or 'self-eating,' that controls how cells live or die. Deregulation of autophagy is linked to the development of human diseases, including neural degeneration and cancer.

2012-07-04 04:20:03

Singapore, July 4, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A*STAR scientists from the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) and the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC) have discovered a new signalling pathway

2012-07-02 21:42:17

Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a single molecule they say is a major determinant of resistance to anti-estrogen therapy used to treat or prevent breast cancer in high-risk women.

2012-07-02 06:07:17

Researchers have discovered a single molecule that they say is a major cause of resistance to anti-estrogen therapy used to prevent or treat breast cancer in high-risk women.

2012-06-18 11:59:39

A multi-institutional research study has uncovered a new mechanism that may lead to unique treatments for lung cancer, one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

2012-06-15 12:00:47

It has long been known that cancer is a disease of aging, but a molecular link between the two has remained elusive.

2012-05-08 11:32:55

All cells have the ability to recycle unwanted or damaged proteins and reuse the building blocks as food.

2012-04-25 21:23:00

DNA from the heart's own cells plays a role in heart failure by mistakenly activating the body's immune system.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.