An intricate sensory network intertwined across our bodies, the nervous system requires a specialized network of blood vessels for its development and survival. However, it is still unclear as to … Continue Reading Study shows that neurons modulate the growth of blood vessels.
While the use of antiangiogenesis drugs that block the growth of new blood vessels can improve the treatment of some cancers, clinical trials of their ability to prevent the development … Continue Reading Study answers debate and proves lymph node metastases doesn’t need new blood vessel growth.
Diabetic neuropathy is a condition in which perpetually high blood sugar causes nerve damage, resulting in a myriad of symptoms such as numbness, reduced ability to detect painful stimuli, muscle … Continue Reading Stem cell injections improve diabetic neuropathy in animal models.
A team from Heidelberg University is studying the mechanisms of metastasis with the goal to develop more gentle supportive adjuvant therapies for tumour patients without detectable metastases following surgery of … Continue Reading Study finds that blood vessel lining cells involved in the control of cancer metastasis.