Fuyuhiko Tamanoi of Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) and colleagues in the US succeeded in establishing a versatile, powerful and convenient model to analyze human cancer.
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Humans can perform a vast array of mental operations and adjust their behavioral responses based on external instructions and internal beliefs. For example, to tap your feet to a musical beat, your brain has to process the incoming sound and also use your internal knowledge of how the song goes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to the parties responsible for liquidcaffeine.com and Dual Health Body and Mind for illegally selling certain highly concentrated caffeine products. The FDA considers these products to be a threat to public health.
Administering radiation therapy to the lymph nodes located behind the breastbone and above the collarbone to patients with early-stage breast cancer improves overall survival without increasing side effects, and this effect lasts for 15 years, researchers have found.
Researchers have shown that a new nuclear medicine procedure could safely and more effectively detect cancerous gastrointestinal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors than current methods
A combination of the drugs mifepristone and misoprostol can help bring closure to some women and their families suffering from the miscarriage and reduces the need for surgical intervention to complete the painful miscarriage process
Children living in neighborhoods that are not conducive to walking are more likely to develop asthma and to continue to have this condition through later childhood, according to a new study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
Researchers show evidence for a new model underpinning this "de-differentiation". Diabetes affects more than 400 million individuals worldwide. In what is becoming a paradigm shift, researchers have begun to find that the disease may result in part through pancreatic beta cells losing their functional identity and shutting down their ability to release the blood sugar-lowering hormone, insulin.
Spending more years in full-time education is associated with a greater risk of developing short-sightedness (myopia), finds a study published by The BMJ today.