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Researchers discover a 'security chief' that sounds the alarm against infections

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a key molecule that serves as a "security chief" to help the immune system quickly …

Difference Between Primary Cell Culture and Cell Line

Key Difference – Primary Cell Culture vs Cell Line The field of Research has taken a major twist with the introduction of cell culturing and the use …

Behavior

20 Amazing Benefits of Using Honey Daily

The benefits of some things such as black seed, cinnamon, turmeric, etc., can never be over emphasized. Honey has always been among that list. Dating …

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, The Molecular Mechanisms Behind Memory Formation, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Researchers have identified a cellular pathway that encodes memories by strengthening specific neurons.Source: MIT.MIT neuroscientists have …

Neuroscience

Altered immune cell clocks may contribute to metabolic diseases in shift workers

Clock protein controls daily cycle of gene expression by regulating chromosome loops - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

PHILADELPHIA – 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 …

How an Unbalanced Microbiome May Be Linked to Your Intestinal Gas

Everybody toots.<p>In fact, the average person will pass gas about a dozen times a day. Passing gas is evidence that you are eating, and that you have …

The Importance of Infants’ Exposure to Micro-Organisms

Many studies have strongly suggested that the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit the human body influence our current and future health and may account for the rising incidence of several serious medical conditions now plaguing Americans, young and old.<p>The research indicates that cesarean …

Pregnancy

Two Bacteria Revealed as Culprits Behind Colon Cancer in New Study

<i>Updated</i>| Two species of bacteria work cooperatively to trigger colon cancer tumors, a study published Thursday reports. The finding, which surprised …

Platelets play more important role in the immune system than previously thought

Two bacterial species collaborate to drive development of colon cancers

A mutational timer is built into the chemistry of DNA

If you had to copy billions of letters from one sheet of paper to another, you'd probably make a few mistakes. So it might not come as a surprise …

Genetics

Scientists discover direct physical contact between two key cellular structures

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that two key cellular structures, called mitochondria and lysosomes, come into direct contact with …

Medicine

When the "guardian" and the "caretaker" of the genome join forces

Scientists from Konstanz, Ulm and Karlsruhe decipher a biochemical mechanism significant for tumour biologyAchievement in the field of cancer …

Scientists use synthetic protein to disrupt bacteria’s ability to perform basic life functions

The Gut, the Brain and Addiction

Who Knew We Had Three Brains?<p>The gut has its own independent nervous system, known as the enteric nervous system, that consists of about 500 million …

New approach attacks 'undruggable' cancers from the outside in

Cancer researchers have made great strides in developing targeted therapies that treat the specific genetic mutations underlying a patient's cancer. …

Gut Microbiome Influences Efficacy of Cancer Immunotherapy

Drugs that boost the immune system have revolutionized immunotherapy for certain cancers. However, only 35 percent of patients with melanoma benefit …

Hedgehog signaling proteins keep cancer stem cells alive

Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered that the survival of cancer stem cells is dependent on the Hedgehog signaling …

Researchers identify a protein that keeps metastatic breast cancer cells dormant - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The time needed for breast cancer metastases (secondary lesions caused by cells that have escaped from the original tumour) to develop varies between …

Hormone-fueled breast cancer cells halted with new approach

Researchers have found a way to deplete breast cancer cells of energy and thus halt their growth. The findings may one day help to alleviate …

Modular gene enhancer promotes leukemia and regulates effectiveness of chemotherapy

Every day, billions of new blood cells are generated in the bone marrow. The gene Myc is known to play an important role in this process, and is also …

Can Teeth Repair Themselves Without Fillings?

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teeth might someday repair themselves using their own stem cells -- …

Specific bacteria in the intestines can improve response rate to cancer immunotherapy

Scientists Create Supercharged Antibiotics To Fight Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Scientists say they have powered up an old antibiotic to help in the fight against drug-resistant infections.<p>The team manipulated the antibiotic, …

Boy Or Girl? It's In The Father's Genes

A study of hundreds of years of family trees suggests a man's genes play a role in him having sons or daughters. Men inherit a tendency to have more …

Simple blood test may predict recurrence of breast cancer

Late recurrence five+ years after surgery accounts for at least half of all breast cancer recurrences. There are no tests that identify who is at …

Cancer

Aromatase Inhibitors for Preventing Breast Cancer Recurrence

If you have finished primary treatment for early-stage, estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, your doctor will likely recommend hormonal therapy …

Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in mice

MADISON, Wis. -- "Gut bacteria get to use a lot of our food before we do," says Federico Rey, a professor of bacteriology at the University of …