According to study, researchers determined by targetting telomerase was effective at killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells, and the impact was further enhanced when the strategy was paired with an inhibitor of mitochondrial function. The study was published in Oncogene.
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Researchers estimate that a community's ability to cope with mass casualty incidents (MCIs) is very dependent on the capacity and capability of its hospitals for handling a sudden surge of patients requiring resource-intensive and specialized needs. The study was published in the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
Researchers show that Black women are potentially exposed to dozens of hazardous chemicals through the hair products they use. They measure concentrations of endocrine-disrupting chemicals substances that interfere with the body's hormones in a variety of hair products marketed to Black women. The findings could help researchers understand why Black women have higher exposures to hazardous chemicals than other groups and how these elevated exposures contribute to health disparities in the U.S. population. The study was published in the journal Environmental Research.
Researchers from the Duke University have found that an FDA-approved drug developed to treat cancer helps fight tuberculosis. The drug is an MMP inhibitor designed to increase the structural integrity of blood vessels in tumors so that other drugs can reach inside them. It performs the same function in the granulomas associated with tuberculosis so that antibiotics can reach the bacteria sheltering within.
According to the study, researchers studied the role of phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate (PI4P), a critical host factor for both encephalomyocarditis virus replication that has been recently found to expedite enterovirus replication organelles (RO) formation rather than being strictly required
Scientists at New Curtin University studied almost 10,000 men who had undergone vasectomy reversals across the globe has found no evidence of a link between the procedure and prostate cancer
Marine polyphenol phlorotannins promote sleep through the benzodiazepine site of the gamma-aminobutyric acid type A (GABAA) receptors. In this study, the sleep-promoting effects of triphlorethol A were investigated.
When a routine physical revealed mildly elevated blood-sugar levels, Michael Phillips was strongly encouraged to sign up for a diabetes self-management class. Phillips never asked about the cost of the two half-day sessions he attended in a conference room.
Researchers from UCLA and several other institutions found surgeries performed by older surgeons, age 50 and above have reported having lower patient mortality rates than those performed by younger surgeons.