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Chemioresistenza nella leucemia: in viaggio verso rotte alternative sotto la guida di nuovi agenti

Scienziati australiani hanno trovato un modo nuovo ed efficace per trattare un cancro del sangue particolarmente aggressivo nei bambini. La leucemia linfoblastica acuta (ALL)...

Estrogen receptors, signaling and targeting: in the midst of molecules to beat breast cancer

Estrogen receptors: how do they work? The estrogen receptor exists in two forms, ERα and ERβ, that are transcribed from unique genes and have different...

Targeting heart failure: looking beneath receptors, possibilities may become G-gantic

Chronic heart failure is a complex chain of events that lead the heart to loose its ability to pump blood across all bodily blood...

Siesta time: investigations behind the genetics of “nip it and nap”

How often a person takes daytime naps, if at all, is partly regulated by their genes, according to new research led by investigators at...

Marrow Stem Akt: researchers MAPKing signaling tRAFfic to find answers AT RApid pace

All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA), an active metabolite of vitamin A, regulates gene expression in a number of physiological processes, including embryogenesis, vision, growth, skin...

Anti-itches to the rescue: unconventional and repurposing fraternizing against leukemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a clinically and biologically heterogeneous disease characterized by the accumulation of immature transformed myeloid progenitors in bone marrow. Although...

On the role of nicotine in cancer: is it all a smoke screen?

Nicotine, a major component in tobacco, has been implicated as a potential factor that promotes the development of lung cancer. Studies have shown that...

Circadians: keymasters and gatekeepers of the breast cancer

A group of genes that code for different proteins found in many of our tissues and organs, our biological clocks regulate our circadian rhythms....

Metabokilling resistant leukemia: the old avenue with its alleys has not be forgotten after all

Leukemia is a group of blood cancers that results in excess amounts of white blood cells. There are both chronic forms of leukemia that...

Colon cancer: why does it drops with age, while stems up with youth?

As cancer death rates drop overall, doctors have noted a frightening anomaly: deaths from colorectal cancer in people under 55 appear to be creeping...

Psoriasis gets cellular: other than lymphocytes, tissues fall into neutrophils’ NET

Psoriasis has always been a common disease. Historically, its causes were obscure and surrounded by stigma; it wasn't until recently that scientists categorized it...

Motoneuron disease hunt: we’ll run you down 24/7 until we’ll get the perfect bullet

ALS is a neurodegenerative disease which affects motor neurons and the neuronal links between our brain and our muscles. Over the course of the...

Oxytocin and dementia: beyond social and affection, the hormone that unhinge amyloid toxicity

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder in which the nerve cells (neurons) in a person's brain and the connections among them degenerate slowly, causing...

Growth factor-like effects: how blood pressure drugs take away the “hype” from cancer risk

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-i) or angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) medications are prescribed for conditions such as heart failure, high blood pressure or heart...

Colesterolo a tavola: come può influenzare la comparsa dei tumori intestinali?

Alcuni studi hanno suggerito che esiste un legame tra alcuni tumori e livelli più alti di colesterolo nel sangue e che l'uso di statine...

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