The NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory at LIH's Department of Oncology conducts research on brain diseases, with a special emphasis on glioma biology, drug resistance, and systems approach. Within this research unit, Dr. Alessandro Michelucci focuses on the role of glial cells and inflammatory responses
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Children around the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report released today.
Patients with osteoarthritis who start opioid treatment at higher doses tend to have higher treatment-failure rates, according to an industry-sponsored study
It's a common expression to say that your brain is full. Although the brain doesn't literally fill up, in recent years researchers have discovered that the brain does sometimes push out old memories in order to take up new ones
There's a photo of a bright-eyed baby in a knitted owl toque. Another shows a toddler plunked down between Halloween pumpkins. And then there are the awkward smiles of the first school portraits
Not all broken bones heal. But one scientist at the University of Arizona hopes to remedy that problem using a combination of 3-D printing and adult stem cells
A minimally invasive treatment for retinal detachment gives patients sharper vision, less distortion, and reduced side-effects, according to the findings of a randomized controlled trial performed at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. The findings have been published in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may experience fewer physical and mental health symptoms of menopause than those who prefer to dine on sweets, fats, and snacks, an Iranian study suggests
Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have found that neurons in the superior colliculus, an ancient midbrain structure found in all vertebrates, are key players in allowing us to detect visual objects and events. This structure doesn't help us recognize what the specific object or event is; instead, it's the part of the brain that decides something is there at all
ASP8232, a novel inhibitor of vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1), reduces the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, according to results from the ALBUM trial
A new study has identified a novel molecular driver of lethal prostate cancer, along with a molecule that could be used to attack it. The findings were made in laboratory mice. If confirmed in humans, they could lead to more effective ways to control certain aggressive types of prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the U.S.
British children with intellectual disabilities are more likely than their peers to live in areas with high outdoor air pollution, according to a new Journal of Intellectual Disability Research study funded by Public Health England