Thursday, March 21, 2019

Researchers Accidentally Discover Potential New Cancer Cure in Malaria Protein

Scientists might have accidentally made a huge step forward in the search for a cure for cancer with the unexpected discovery of a malaria protein...

Immune Cells in Liver Drive Fatty Liver Disease, Liver Cancer

Fatty liver disease – alongside fatty liver due to massive alcohol consumption – is mainly caused by excessive consumption of fat and sugar combined...

Lung Cancer Can Remain Undetected For Up To 20 Years Before...

Around two out of every three people diagnosed with lung cancer are 65 or older, but according to new evidence, they may show signs...

Researchers Identify new Metabolic “Achilles Heel” for Lung Cancer

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found an "Achilles heel" in a metabolic pathway crucial to stopping the growth of lung cancer cells....

Testosterone Promotes Prostate Cancer in Rat Study

A researcher who found that testosterone raised the risk of prostate tumors and exacerbated the effects of carcinogenic chemical exposure in rats is urging...

Tumors Might Grow Faster at Night

A hormone that keeps us alert also suppresses the spread of cancer, suggesting that nighttime is the right time for cancer to grow and...

Cancer-Detecting Yogurt Could Replace Colonoscopies, Blood Tests

Engineered yogurt bacteria could make detecting colorectal cancer and other diseases as simple and cheap as a pregnancy test. MIT professor Sangeeta Bhatia is...

Eighty Percent of Bowel Cancers Halted with Existing Medicines

An international team of scientists has shown that more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers could be treated with existing drugs. The study...

Brain Tumor Cells Destroyed by Mitochondrial ‘Smart Bomb’

An experimental drug that attacks brain tumor tissue by crippling mitochondria, the cells' energy source, has passed early tests in animal models and human...

Cervical Cancer Symptoms Not Recognized by Young Women

New research from King's College London suggests that many women under 30 with cervical cancer are diagnosed more than 3 months after first having...

Newly Discovered Estrogen Pathway May Improve Breast Cancer Treatment

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown mechanism by which estrogen prepares cells to divide, grow and, in the case of estrogen-positive breast cancers, resist...

Detecting Early Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, MIT, and other institutions have discovered a sign of the early development of pancreatic cancer – an upsurge in...