Thousands of women are living with ovarian cancer in Canada. It is estimated that this year, 2,800 Canadian women will be newly diagnosed with this disease. Even though ovarian cancer … Continue Reading Researchers discover new molecule responsible for ovarian cancer proliferation and drug resistance.
Researchers from UT Southwestern have gleaned a key cellular mechanism of how the body adjusts glucose levels, an important process that when abnormal can promote diabetes, cancer, and rare genetic … Continue Reading Researchers identify cellular regulator of glucose transport in the human body.
A team of researchers from Brigham Young University have pinpointed a gene that may help solve a riddle at the root of diabetes, the high-blood-sugar disease affecting 400 million people … Continue Reading Researchers identify gene responsible for reactivating insulin-producing beta cells.
Researchers have long wondered what causes people to lose muscle strength as they age and how exercise can prevent it from happening. Now, McMaster University researchers have discovered a key … Continue Reading Researchers identify protein required to maintain muscle mass and strength during aging.
In a breakthrough in the understanding of how cancer does its deadly work, researchers at the University of Virginia have shown that many cancers, including nearly all pancreatic cancers, enslave … Continue Reading Researchers show how common cancers hijack and deform mitochondrial fission.
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.