Triple-negative Breast Cancer Influenced by Dual Action of Genes and RNANews
Women with triple-negative breast cancer could be differentiated from a more common form of the disease by a panel of 17 small RNA molecules.READ MORE
Dairy Products Associated With Increased Prostate Cancer Risk?News
A high consumption of dairy products, like milk and cheese, appears to be linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study.READ MORE
British Columbia’s HPV Vaccination Program Reduces Cervical Pre-cancer Rates by > 50%News
British Columbia’s school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program is reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer in B.C. women, according to a new study.
International Alliance Aims To Detect the (Almost) UndetectableNews
A new transatlantic research alliance aims to develop radical new strategies and technologies to detect cancer at its earliest stage.READ MORE
Teva UK Ltd is recalling unexpired stock of certain batches of two types of Ranitidine medicines – used to treat conditions such as heartburn and stomach ulcers.READ MORE
Study reports the discovery of a compound that is capable of killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs), raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.READ MORE
Not-for-profit Jisc and the Microbiology Society announce a pilot transitional open access agreement. The "Publish and Read" deal will allow researchers at participating institutions to publish an unlimited number of open-access articles, as well as access to the society’s full portfolio in return for a cost neutral fixed fee.READ MORE
Given the relationship between telomeres and ageing - telomeres shorten throughout life, so older organisms have shorter telomeres -, scientists launched a study generating mice in which 100% of their cells had hyper-long telomeres.
Mount Sinai researchers have discovered a targeted therapy for adolescent patients with neuroblastoma, a deadly pediatric nerve cancer, who would otherwise have no treatment options.READ MORE
Researchers believe they have found a way to sidestep some of the current difficulties associated with gene therapy, resulting in a better method that would save money and improve treatment outcomes.READ MORE
According to study findings presented at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2019 Annual Meeting, health reports from direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests that adopt a limited variant screening approach are producing clinically false-negative results.READ MORE