Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests
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Cutting elevated serum uric acid levels with febuxostat (Uloric, Takeda Pharmaceuticals) in patients with cardiovascular (CV) risk factors may protect the kidneys better than standard management, suggests a randomized trial, but one considered too small to be conclusive
Routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA)–based screening for prostate cancer remains controversial, as the debate continues over the balance between potential benefits and potential harm
Everyone knows that smoking cigarette is dangerous. Smoking cigarettes kill more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns, and illegal drugs combined and, according to the American Cancer Society, about half of all Americans who keep smoking will die from their addiction. But what about electronic cigarettes?
The most commonly mutated gene in cancer has tantalized scientists for decades about the message of its mutations. Although mutations can occur at more than 1,100 sites within the TP53 gene, they arise with the greatest frequency at a handful of points dubbed "hot spots"
Taking cannabinoids during pregnancy can cause behavioral and neuronal deficits in adult male offspring, while females remain unaffected, says new research published in eLife
The adaptive immune system has evolved to mount different types of responses that are matched to the type of invading pathogen. For CD4+ T cells, this is predicated on the multipotentiality of clonally restricted naïve T cells.
New research suggests that radiotherapy is likely to play a larger role in the multi-modal treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma in the future, supporting and enhancing treatments such as surgery and immunotherapy.
Researchers investigated secondary metabolites from cultures of Penicillium erubescens KUFA 0220, which was isolated from the marine sponge Neopetrosia sp., collected from the coral reef at Samaesan Island, Chonburi province, in the Gulf of Thailand.
As one of the most common malignant tumors, gastric cancer (GC) occupies the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide with an increasing trend.