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Pancreatic Cancer: Cellular Process Points To Potential Treatment Target

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

Inhibition of a key protein limits cancer growth. The researchers' findings, which have been published in PNAS, may herald a new treatment target for aggressive cancers.

Ketogenic diet could enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, study shows

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

By depriving the body of sugar, the ketogenic diet forces the body to break down fats to generate molecules known as ketone bodies that can be burned by cells to generate energy.

New Bio-Ink May Allow 3D-Printed Organs To Be Frozen For Storage

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

Depending on factors such as the printing material being used, 3D-bioprinted tissue currently has to be implanted within no more than a few hours to a few days of being created.

Another Win For Senolytics: Fighting Aging At The Cellular Level

Posted in Medicine on 24th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

Aging triggers a type of immune cells to pump out CD38, a nasty chemical from immune cells that eats up NAD. But why? More importantly, how can we stop it?

Will The Coronavirus Evolve To Be Less Deadly?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

Regular boosters may be necessary as the virus cycles, not because the virus is rapidly evolving, but because human immunity may wane.