Sarcomas:
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Sarcomas: high throughput screening to lock the receptor

A new compound that targets a receptor within sarcoma cancer cells shrank tumors and hampered their ability to spread in mice and pigs, a study from researchers at the University of Illinois reports. The researchers […]

DNA shuffling
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Liver cancer: "malignant pathways" are already there in cirrhosis
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Liver cancer: “malignant pathways” are already there in cirrhosis

Liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, claiming 700,000 lives each year. Most cases are discovered too late for a cure — but now a study offers hope of early detection, […]

Inflammation, diet and
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Inflammation, immunity, diet and sleep: who regulates who?

Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, […]

Ritmi giorno-notte: sono connessi allo stress ossidativo e ai liquidi interni
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Light-dark cycles: their connection to oxidative stress and gene expression

The researchers identified three new genes associated with the regulation of circadian rhythms. A family of genes allows cells to adapt to daily changes in environmental conditions by adjusting their internal “biological clock“, the circadian […]

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Ricerca & Salute

Autism new drug: unravel, unpack, unsilence.

It has long been presumed that there is a common cause at the genetic, cognitive, and neural levels for autism’s characteristic triad of symptoms. Autism has a strong genetic basis, although the genetics of autism are complex; […]

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Breast cancer and vitamin D: prevention and probable incoming therapy

Breast cancer has been considered the most common type of cancer among women in 161 countries and the most common cause of cancer deaths in 98 countries. Known and established risk factors for breast cancer […]

Terapia genica: SLA e SMA saranno le prossime?
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Gene therapy: would ALS and SMA be the next candidates?

Spinal muscular atrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are two devastating neurological conditions with the common pathological sign of motor neuron degeneration, which eventually leads to muscle wasting and death. While the etiology, age of onset, […]

Il gene malato "muta la pelle": il caso della sindrome AEC
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The sick gene “shifts the skin”: the case for AEC syndrome

The origin of many diseases lies in the genetic anomalies that cause malfunctions in the proteins that encode. A well-known and widely studied example is p53, a tumor suppressor protein (tumor suppressor). The inactivation of […]

Microbiota intestinale: come previene il tumore del colon
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Gut microbiota: how it could directly prevent colorectal cancer

New research, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows how our diet affects bacteria in our gut, which, in turn, can alter the behavior of our genes and the risk of cancer. The good bacteria […]