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Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells

LIGHT-EMITTING NANOPARTICLES COULD PROVIDE A SAFER WAY TO IMAGE LIVING CELLS

Light emitted by nanoparticles injected into the mammary fat pads of a live mouse is imaged through several millimeters of tissue....

Chao family fights cancer with $5 million gift to UCI Health

CHAO FAMILY FIGHTS CANCER WITH $5 MILLION GIFT TO UCI HEALTH

The UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center will honor renowned leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, MD, PhD , and Susan...

 
 
 
A healing space

A HEALING SPACE

Things looked bleak when Debra Baker, 60, sat down at UC Irvine Medical Center with Dr. Alessio Pigazzi , professor of surgery, in...

4 Simple Tips To Have a ‘Redhead Friendly' Summer

4 SIMPLE TIPS TO HAVE A ‘REDHEAD FRIENDLY' SUMMER

Let's face it, summertime is a perfect chance for tasty ice cream treats, boating on the lake, floating around in the pool with friends,...

 
 
 
Polygenic Risk Score Predicts Risk of Developing Common but Serious Diseases

POLYGENIC RISK SCORE PREDICTS RISK OF DEVELOPING COMMON BUT SERIOUS DISEASES

Polygenic screening test score predicts risk of developing common but serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer...

STRUCTURAL TARGET CONTROLLABILITY OF LINEAR NETWORKS

Computational analysis of the structure of intra-cellular molecular interaction networks can suggest novel therapeutic approaches for...

 
 
 
Terminally ill mother's gift to son

TERMINALLY ILL MOTHER'S GIFT TO SON

BBC presenter Rachael Bland, who has incurable cancer, is now in a race against time to publish a memoir for her two-year-old son,...

Age-related diseases like cancer and dementia could be preventable, scientists discover

AGE-RELATED DISEASES LIKE CANCER AND DEMENTIA COULD BE PREVENTABLE, SCIENTISTS DISCOVER

Researchers from Exeter University found that injecting small amounts of the chemical hydrogen sulphide into cells' 'energy powerhouse'...

 
 
 

COMBINED CERIUM OXIDE NANOCAPPING AND LAYER-BY-LAYER COATING OF POROUS SILICON CONTAINERS FOR CONTROLLED DRUG RELEASE

Abstract Local drug release in close vicinity of solid tumors is a promising therapeutic approach in cancer therapy. Implantable drug...

New genetic test could detect your risk of five deadly diseases DECADES before symptoms arise

NEW GENETIC TEST COULD DETECT YOUR RISK OF FIVE DEADLY DISEASES DECADES BEFORE SYMPTOMS ARISE

Harvard Medical School scientists say their new test, giving a 'polygenic risk score', would be the earliest predictor ever. It could...

 
 
 
Jury rules Roundup carcinogenic, Monsanto malicious: awards $289 million to plaintiff

JURY RULES ROUNDUP CARCINOGENIC, MONSANTO MALICIOUS: AWARDS $289 MILLION TO PLAINTIFF

The Guardian's account of the verdict: Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer Dewayne Johnson,...

Scientists discover how to target mutations that in 50% of cancers 

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW TO TARGET MUTATIONS THAT IN 50% OF CANCERS 

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have developed a drug that can turn 'off' the out of control growth that...

 
 
 

MD ANDERSON, ACCELERATOR BAKE UP MAGNOLIA, AN NYC BIOTECH IN NEUROPROTECTION, WITH $31M SERIES A

MD Anderson Cancer Center and Accelerator Life Science Partners have co-founded a new company, Magnolia Neurosciences, to develop a...

Cancer Drugs in Development can also Fight Certain Brain Diseases

CANCER DRUGS IN DEVELOPMENT CAN ALSO FIGHT CERTAIN BRAIN DISEASES

Brain diseases like Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS may have found a cure with a particular class of cancer drugs called PARP...

 
 
 

SACMDA: MIRNA-DISEASE ASSOCIATION PREDICTION WITH SHORT ACYCLIC CONNECTIONS IN HETEROGENEOUS GRAPH

Abstract MiRNA-disease association is important to disease diagnosis and treatment. Prediction of miRNA-disease associations is receiving...

New blood test could spare men with prostate cancer from months of gruelling chemotherapy 

NEW BLOOD TEST COULD SPARE MEN WITH PROSTATE CANCER FROM MONTHS OF GRUELLING CHEMOTHERAPY 

Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London have used the new test to analyse tumours in greater detail than ever before...

 
 
 
Radiation Therapy Plus Lumpectomy Linked to Lower Mortality in DCIS

RADIATION THERAPY PLUS LUMPECTOMY LINKED TO LOWER MORTALITY IN DCIS

A small improvement in breast cancer survival was associated with radiation plus lumpectomy for ductal carcinoma in situ .

Do your moles put you at risk of melanoma? Find out through ABCDE

DO YOUR MOLES PUT YOU AT RISK OF MELANOMA? FIND OUT THROUGH ABCDE

Moles are a common sight on a person's body. These dark-colored clusters of pigmented cells usually appear during childhood, but can...

 
 
 
Intermittent fasting and its effects on the body and brain

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND BRAIN

Intermittent fasting has rapidly gained followers in the medical profession and public arena, but why and how does it work? It's tempting...

Chemical Giant Monsanto Ordered To Pay $289 Million In Roundup Cancer Trial

CHEMICAL GIANT MONSANTO ORDERED TO PAY $289 MILLION IN ROUNDUP CANCER TRIAL

The case was fast-tracked for trial due to the severity of groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson's cancer.