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Head and neck cancer: Could oral sex raise your risk?

Cancer - Σάβ, 10/21/2017 - 10:00
Researchers have found a link between oral sex and smoking and an increased risk of a type head and neck cancer triggered by the human papillomavirus.
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Daily aspirin could ward off liver cancer

Cancer - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 19:00
Taking aspirin every day could help to lower the risk of liver cancer for patients infected with hepatitis B, a new study suggests.
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Is gene editing ethical?

Cancer - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 18:00
Advances in molecular biology are bringing the possibility of editing the human genome ever closer. But do we think this is ethical?
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Is gene editing ethical?

Genetics - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 18:00
Advances in molecular biology are bringing the possibility of editing the human genome ever closer. But do we think this is ethical?
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Everything you need to know about nuchal chord

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 17:00
We look at nuchal chord, a birth complication involving the umbilical chord becoming wrapped around the baby’s neck. Learn more about the condition here.
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How nerves fuel prostate cancer growth

Cancer - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have pinpointed how certain nerves drive the growth of prostate cancer using a metabolic 'switch.'
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What is DNA?

Genetics - Παρ, 10/20/2017 - 10:00
DNA is perhaps the most famous molecule on earth. Here we explain what it is, what it does, its double helix structure, and why it is so important to life.
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'Synthetic gene circuit' may improve effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy

Cancer - Πέμ, 10/19/2017 - 19:00
A synthetic gene circuit that elicits tumor-specific immune responses may overcome some of the problems with current cancer immunotherapies, study finds.
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Placenta: A 'superfood' or a dietary fad?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 10/19/2017 - 18:00
Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?
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Hormone therapy for prostate cancer increases cardiac risk

Cancer - Τετ, 10/18/2017 - 18:00
Androgen-deprivation therapy is widely used to treat prostate cancer. In a recent study, the potential risks to heart health are examined.
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Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

Cancer - Τετ, 10/18/2017 - 10:00
New research uncovers a novel, less toxic drug target for treating colorectal cancer, which currently affects approximately 135,000 people in the U.S.
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Colorectal cancer: New, less toxic drug target uncovered

Genetics - Τετ, 10/18/2017 - 10:00
New research uncovers a novel, less toxic drug target for treating colorectal cancer, which currently affects approximately 135,000 people in the U.S.
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Brown, blue, green, and hazel: What is the secret behind eye color?

Genetics - Τρί, 10/17/2017 - 18:00
Human eyes display an impressive color palette, ranging from dark brown through shades of green, and to light blue. But what determines these unique hues?
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What is the best diet for gestational diabetes?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 10/17/2017 - 13:00
Learn about what to eat and what to avoid for people with gestational diabetes. This article also gives an overview for this condition.
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Cancer recurrence may be stopped with immunotherapy

Cancer - Τρί, 10/17/2017 - 10:00
A new study shows how the body's immune system is 'tricked' into not attacking cancer cells, causing relapse. Immunotherapy proves effective in mice.
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Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Hematology - Δευ, 10/16/2017 - 19:00
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.
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How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Cancer - Δευ, 10/16/2017 - 19:00
We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.
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Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Cancer - Δευ, 10/16/2017 - 19:00
Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.
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How do genes and lifestyle choices affect lifespan?

Genetics - Δευ, 10/16/2017 - 10:00
Researchers have analyzed abundant genetic and lifestyle data, and they warn that our lifestyle choices can have a serious impact on our life expectancy.
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Cribriform breast cancer: What to know

Cancer - Κυρ, 10/15/2017 - 19:00
Cribriform breast cancer is a slow-growing, low-grade breast cancer that may be present alongside other forms of breast cancer. Learn more here.
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