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NIH Study Offers Insight Into Why Cancer Incidence Increases with Age

Scientists have known for years that age is a leading risk factor for the development of many types of cancer, but why aging increases cancer risk remains…

UNL scientists develop novel X-ray device

Using a compact but powerful laser, a research team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has developed a new way to generate synchrotron X-rays. Although the…

Blind mole-rats are resistant to chemically induced cancers

A new study demonstrates just how cancer-resistant Spalax are, and suggests that the adaptations that help these rodents survive in low-oxygen environments…

New surgical tool may help sleep apnea sufferers, Wayne State research finds

Ho-Sheng Lin, M.D., a fellow with the American College of Surgeons and professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery in the School of Medicine and Karmanos…

Garlic Oil May Ease Adverse Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation

A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that garlic oil reduced the decrease of white blood…

Math technique de-clutters cancer-cell data, revealing tumor evolution, treatment leads

Using increasingly cheap and rapid methods to read the billions of “letters” that comprise human genomes – including the genomes of individual cells sampled…

Scientists Find Dissimilar Proteins Evolved Similar 7-Part Shape

Described this week in the journal Nature, the work brings attention to what scientists have thought of as a family of molecules called the G protein-coupled…

La Jolla Institute identifies molecular switch enabling immune cells to better fight disease

A research team led by the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology has discovered the mechanism that enables CD4 helper T cells to assume the more…

Super-fine sound beam could one day be an invisible scalpel

Today's ultrasound technology enables far more than glimpses into the womb. Doctors routinely use focused sound waves to blast apart kidney stones and prostate…

Leukemia patients remain in remission more than 2 years after engineered T cell therapy

Nine of twelve leukemia patients who received infusions of their own T cells after the cells had been genetically engineered to attack the patients' tumors…

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