Omega-3 Deficiency Underlies Peripheral Artery Disease

A new study from a team of investigators at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has just published evidence showing that individuals diagnosed...

Potential Leukemia Drug Target Found in Epigenetic Protein

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer that led to over 10,000 deaths in the United States last year. While AML is the...

Gut Microbiome Helps Warm the Cockles of Your Core

During cold exposure, it is well established that animals sustain their body temperature by activating heat production from a specialized tissue known as brown adipose tissue and promoting "browning" of white adipose tissue. Now, investigators have revealed the important role of gut microbiota in thermoregulation and adipose breakdown.

Cell-Free Protein Synthesis Made Flexible and Accessible

Researchers say they greatly simplified the method for cell-free protein synthesis

Metabolic Enzyme Pathway Identified as Potential Colon Cancer Target

University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst food scientists have identified a set of metabolic enzymes that are upregulated in colon cancer-bearing mice and in human...

Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy Shows Promise in Long-Term Study

Researchers and clinicians in attendance at the annual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) conference are readily cognizant to the widespread impact...

Top 10 Immuno-Oncology Startups of 2018

Numerous firms have ventured their best projections for the size of the cancer immunotherapy market over the next few years, the highest of which forecasts that the market will reach $173 billion by 2024, according to Market Research Engine.

Stroke Recovery May Be Assisted by HIV Drug, Suggests Study of...

Hints have been accumulating that maraviroc, a drug for slowing HIV, could benefit patients who have suffered mild stroke. A few years ago, maraviroc...

Triclosan Added to Consumer Products Dramatically Decreases Antibiotic Efficacy

New research finds a chemical that is supposed to kill bacteria is making them stronger and more capable of surviving antibiotic treatment. The study suggests that triclosan exposure may inadvertently drive bacteria into a state in which they are able to tolerate normally lethal concentrations of antibiotics.

Colorectal Cancer Stem Cell Growth Driven by High-Fat Diet and Altered...

Studies by Salk Institute scientists have suggested how high-fat diets may fuel the early development of colorectal cancer in people who have a common...

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