• Scientists discover role for vitamin D in melanoma

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study published in Cancer Research suggests that high levels of vitamin D may reduce the aggressive nature of melanoma cells and improve survival rates.
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  • Game-changing diagnostic test for prion diseases

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers have developed an effective way of testing for prion diseases, a group of fatal neurodegenerative illnesses caused by abnormally folded proteins.
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  • Self-cannibalizing mitochondria may set the stage for ALS development

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Scientists have discovered a new phenomenon in the brain that could explain the development of early stages of neurodegeneration that is seen in diseases such as ALS, which affects voluntary muscle movement such as walking and talking. The discovery was so novel, the scientists needed to coin a new term to describe it: mitoautophagy, a collection of self-destructive mitochondria in diseased upper motor neurons of the brain that begin to disintegrate from within at a very early age.
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  • AI Detects Language Problems Related to Liver Failure: Study

    AI Detects Language Problems Related to Liver Failure: Study

    11 days ago - By Medindia Health

    In the new study, researchers describe how they used natural language processing to evaluate electronic message samples from patients with end-stage liver disease or chronic liver failure.
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  • Breakthrough research discovers new way to slow progression of diabetic kidney disease

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    With World Diabetes Day on the horizon new breakthrough research from Monash University has discovered a way to slow the progression of kidney disease in people with diabetes.
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