After gaining the earth-shattering diagnosis of cancer, the majority of patients are often put through harrowing and contentious radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments. Chemotherapy treatment, in particular, may seriously compromise a … Continue Reading First baby is born from a frozen, lab-matured egg.
Previously unknown immune cell identified, which protects against lung infections during chemotherapy.
It is known that chemotherapy drugs kill dividing cells, including cells in the bone marrow that give rise to different immune cells. However, this can lead to a dramatic reduction … Continue Reading Previously unknown immune cell identified, which protects against lung infections during chemotherapy.
Previous studies show that traditional cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy have major side affects. This is because they affect both cancer tumours and healthy parts of the body. Now, … Continue Reading Study shows that gentle, highly-targeted cancer treatment using nanoparticles and lasers works.
A protein that helps embryonic stem cells retain their identity also promotes DNA repair, according to a study in The Journal of Cell Biology. The findings raise the possibility that … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein responsible for DNA repair at a stem cell level.
It’s well known that chemotherapy helps fight cancer. It’s also known that it wreaks havoc on normal, healthy cells. Michigan State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists have discovered … Continue Reading Researchers find way to boost healthy cells during chemotherapy.
In an opensource study published in the journal Brain, Saint Louis University researchers, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other academic institutions have discovered a way to block a … Continue Reading Researchers block a pain pathway in the brain.
Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer, claiming the lives of more than 50% of women who are diagnosed with the disease. A study involving the University of Ottawa … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein ‘protector’ of chemo-resistant ovarian cancer cells.
Rare stem cells in testis that produce a biomarker protein called PAX7 help give rise to new sperm cells, and may hold a key to restoring fertility, research by scientists … Continue Reading Scientists discover cancer treatment resistant sperm stem cells in testis.
University of Georgia researchers have developed a new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, that significantly increases the drug’s ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.
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