Study Prompts New Ideas on Cancers' Origins
Cancer therapies often target cells that grow and divide rapidly, such as stem cells, but in studying how stomach cancers occur, researchers at...
Amber-Tinted Glasses May Provide Relief for Insomnia
Knowing that individuals with insomnia are also unlikely to change their ways, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center tested a method...
Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report
Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health.
A Gold-Standard Cancer Treatment Is in Decline, and Money May Be Why.
Researchers have determined that offering brachytherapy for cervical cancer ends up costing hospitals money. That can leave hospitals -- and their...
Exposure to Larger Air Particles Linked to Increased Risk of Asthma in Children
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University report statistical evidence that children exposed to airborne coarse particulate matter -- a mix of...
Coarse Particulate Matter May Increase Asthma Risk
Children exposed to coarse particulate matter may be more likely to develop asthma and to be treated in an ER or be hospitalized for the...
"Bet Hedging" Explains the Efficacy of Many Combination Cancer Therapies
Benefits of many cancer drug combinations are not due to drug synergy, but to "bet hedging." Combinations give each patient multiple chances of...
Stressed-Out Worms Hit the Snooze Button
When you catch a nasty cold, curling up in bed to sleep may be the only activity you can manage. Sleeping in response to stress isn't a uniquely...
How Defeating THOR Could Bring a Hammer Down on Cancer
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center uncovered a novel gene they named THOR. It's a long non-coding RNA that...
Researchers Track Muscle Stem Cell Dynamics in Response to Injury and Aging
A new study led by SBP describes the biology behind why muscle stem cells respond differently to aging or injury. The findings, published in Cell...
Liquid Biopsy Results Differed Substantially Between Two Providers
Two Johns Hopkins prostate cancer researchers found significant disparities when they submitted identical patient samples to two different...
Womb Natural Killer Cell Discovery Could Lead to Screening for Miscarriage Risk
For the first time the functions of natural killer cells in the womb have been identified.