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Hábitos y rutinas para prevenir el cáncer más frecuente

La prevención primaria es la mejor medicina, la mejor inversión sanitaria y la más económica contra el cáncer de colon<p>De acuerdo con los datos …

Descubierta una estrategia que podría prevenir el alzheimer

Potenciar la <b>respuesta de las células ante el estrés</b> <b>reduce la acumulación de la proteína beta-amiloide</b>, según concluye una investigación realizada en …

'Super tumor suppressor' found to prevent pancreatic cancer

A new study affirms that not all gene mutations are bad, after uncovering a mutation that appears to give a known tumor suppressor gene a boost …

Por qué te conviene agregar cúrcuma a tus comidas

Llena tus platos de color sin saborizarlos y tiene muchos beneficios para la salud: es un analgésico natural y protege el corazón<p>29 de septiembre de …

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Michelin wants to reinvent the wheel for the driverless age

Airless, indestructible, and 3D-printed from orange zest (among other biomaterials)<p>They’re completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, recently unveiled a …

Por qué te conviene agregar cúrcuma a tus comidas - Revista Ohlalá!

La cúrcuma es uno de los condimentos principales de <b>un buen curry</b>, al que le suma su color amarillo anaranjado (por eso también se la usa para teñir …

How purple potatoes could prevent colon cancer

Increasing the intake of purple potatoes and other colorful fruits and vegetables could lower the risk of colon cancer and many other diseases, …

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Immunotherapy

What was once considered cell waste could now treat pancreatic cancer

Cell Waste?<p>Exosomes, which are microscopic sacs, were initially thought to be simply cell waste, but scientists began to theorize they may play a …

AI can detect Alzheimer's 10 years before symptoms show up

Various researchers around the globe are developing ways to detect Alzheimer's as early as possible. After all, early detection gives people the power seek treatment that can slow down the condition's effects, as well as enough time to get their legal and financial affairs in order. Some decided to …

Cancer: Novel cell death technique may be better than chemo

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy are typically used to treat cancer, but they do not work for all patients with the disease. In a new …

'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

<b>A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.</b><p>They say it could make surgery to remove a tumour quicker, safer and more precise.<p>And they hope it would avoid the "heartbreak" of leaving any of the cancer behind.<p>Tests, published in …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Cell Biology

A Pill Might Control Pancreatic Cancer, Even If It Doesn't Cure It

A new type of cancer medication, called PARP inhibitors, is gaining traction in clinical practice. Already the FDA has approved several drugs in this class: Lynparza (olaparib, AstraZeneca), Rubraca (rucaparib, Clovis), and Zejula (niraparib, Tesaro). So far, these pills are approved only for women …

Cancer

Scientists create 'pen' that can detect cancer in ten seconds

Scientists have developed a "pen" tool which can reportedly detect cancer by touch within 10 seconds and could revolutionise surgery for the …

Nuevas esperanzas contra el parkinson

Un <b>fármaco</b> ampliamente utilizado para el tratamiento del <b>asma</b>, el popular <b>salbutamol</b> (o Ventolin), puede abrir la vía a prevenir el <b>parkinson</b> y a mejorar …

Un tercio de los casos de alzheimer se podrían prevenir con hábitos saludables

<b>Uno de cada tres casos de demencia</b> se podría prevenir si se <b>cuidara mejor la salud del cerebro</b> desde <b>edades tempranas</b>, según las conclusiones de un …

El innovador tratamiento contra el cáncer de próstata que no produce ni impotencia ni incontinencia

Un nuevo tratamiento con láser para el cáncer de próstata en sus primeras etapas, que no tiene los efectos colaterales asociados normalmente a la cirugía, fue puesto a prueba con éxito en Europa.<p>Cirujanos describieron este procedimiento, que <b>destruye l</b><b>os tumores</b> <b>con rayos láser</b> <b>y</b> <b>una droga hecha con</b> …

El descubrimiento del "talón de Aquiles" del cáncer que podría abrir la puerta a nuevos tratamientos

Científicos en el Reino Unido aseguran haber descubierto una manera de "guiar" al sistema inmunológico de un paciente con cáncer para que destruya la enfermedad.<p>Investigadores del Colegio Universitario de Londres (UCL, por sus siglas en inglés: <i>University College of London</i>) desarrollaron una manera …

Lo que se sabe de la prometedora terapia contra el cáncer que logró remisión en hasta un 94% de casos

"Esto es extraordinario. Es algo que no tiene precedentes en medicina".<p>El científico estadounidense Stanley Riddell describió así los resultados de una terapia que podría revolucionar el tratamiento del cáncer en el futuro.<p>Utilizando las propias células del sistema inmunológico de pacientes con …

Kymriah, la revolucionaria terapia genética contra el cáncer que acaba de ser aprobada en Estados Unidos

La describen como "pionera" y "revolucionaria": una terapia contra un tipo de cáncer infantil y juvenil que tendrá enormes ramificaciones en el tratamiento de esta y otras enfermedades.<p>El tratamiento, que altera las propias células del paciente para combatir el cáncer, fue aprobado el miércoles por …

EE.UU. aprueba una revolucionaria terapia genética contra el cáncer

La FDA, el organismo regulador estadounidense sobre el uso de fármacos, ha aprobado un nuevo <b>tratamiento revolucionario contra el cáncer</b> de Novartis …

Prostate cancer trial stuns researchers: 'It's a once in a career feeling'

Study with ‘powerful results’ finds that combining two existing therapies could extend the life of men with advanced, high-risk prostate cancer by 37%<p>Combining two existing prostate cancer therapies could extend the life of men with advanced, high-risk prostate cancer by 37%, according to a study …

Cancer

Cancer immunotherapy drugs like Keytruda and Opdivo hold hope for some, but there's still a way to go

Imagine being able to offer hope to people with cancers that were once thought untreatable. Checkpoint immune drugs like pembrolizumab (Keytruda) and …

Pancreatic Cancer May Have Met Its Match

Most people don’t even know they have a pancreas, let alone what it does. One of my patients, Richard, was no exception. He came to see me after …

When Will We Have a Cure for All Forms of Cancer?

Will We Ever Cure Cancer?<p>Cancer is, without a doubt, one of the most dreaded diagnoses a person can receive in their lifetime. While there are many …

Can Cancer Be Found Even Before The Symptoms Start Showing? Study Explains

New research has revealed how it is possible to detect cancer with a blood test even before the symptoms start showing.<p>Oncologists at the Johns …