Clock Protein Controls Daily Cycle of Gene Expression by Regulating Chromosome Loops
It's well known that the human body functions on a 24-hour, or circadian, schedule. The up-and-down daily cycles of a long-studied clock protein...
Placebo Pills Prescribed Honestly Help Cancer Survivors Manage Symptoms
Fatigue in cancer survivors is significantly reduced by placebo pill, even when it is known it is a fake pill.
Direct Link Between Glands and Implanting Embryos Critical to Pregnancy
Researchers used 3D imaging with molecular testing to uncover new insight into the earliest stages of mammalian pregnancy--offering clues to...
UTHealth Leads ACSM Paper on Safety Recommendations for Energy Drinks
Helpful guidance and warnings regarding the potential dangers that energy drinks present to at-risk populations, primarily children, were...
Workplace Stress Can Take a Toll on Your Brain Surgeon, Too
A new study by the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that two-thirds of neurosurgeons experience burnout during training, and stressors at work...
Gene Therapy Researchers Find a Viral Barcode to Cross the Blood-Brain Barrier
UNC School of Medicine researchers discovered a structure on viruses that makes them better at crossing from the bloodstream into the brain - a...
Artificial Kidney Development Advances, Thanks to Collaboration by NIBIB Quantum Grantees
Creating an artificial implantable kidney would be an epic advance in medicine and could address a chronic shortage of donor kidneys needed for...
Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis
Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team...
Scientists Take Big Step Toward Stopping Cancer Metastasis
TSRI scientists identify molecule that fuels cancer metastasis.
Search for Genetically Stable Bioengineered Gut and Liver Tissue Advances
Before medical science can bioengineer human organs in a lab for therapeutic use, two remaining hurdles are ensuring genetic stability--so the...
Enzyme Plays a Key Role in Calories Burned Both During Obesity and Dieting
Ever wonder why obese bodies burn less calories or why dieting often leads to a plateau in weight loss? In both cases the body is trying to defend...
Physical Inactivity Linked to Higher Risk of Lung, Head/Neck Cancers, Roswell Park shows
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center-led research teams have identified a direct association between physical inactivity and two different...