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Cilia Cells Degenerate And Develop Melanoma

Researchers have now shown that these fine sensory antennae play a key role in the formation of melanoma. Most cells in the human body have a cilium, a slender cell protuberance that picks up signals from the cell's external environment. When cilia are prevented from developing in benign pigment cells, the cells degenerate and develop an aggressive form of melanoma.

Melanomas are one of the most aggressive types of tumors in humans. Despite remarkable success with new forms of treatment such as immunotherapies, there are still many melanoma patients who cannot be cured or who later suffer a recurrence of the disease following successful treatment. An in-depth understanding of the tumor's biology is thus essential for developing novel therapeutic approaches.

Examine The Retinol Levels In Skin Lesions With Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common childhood dermatosis and a distressing cause of morbidity. The pathogenesis of AD is known to be associated with disorders of immune response and defect in antioxidant defense, genetic predisposition, environmental triggers, psychosomatic factors, and other mechanisms. Retinol has immunomodulatory and antioxidant effects, thus may have a protective role in the AD.

To Focus Better By Considering Symmetry In Microscope

According to a newly discovered property of wave propagation may lead to a novel way to improve the resolution of virtually all optical technologies everything from microscope lenses to telecommunications, laser-based lithography, biological and astronomical imaging. The study was Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), this study shows that scientists should re-examine this belief and revisit their design strategies.

Exposure to Paint, Varnish, Other Solvents Increases Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

People who have been exposed to paint, varnish and other solvents and who also carry genes that make them more susceptible to developing multiple sclerosis (MS) may be at much greater risk of developing the disease than people who have only the exposure to solvents or the MS genes, according to a study published in the July 3, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology