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Fight Aging!
March 27, 2020
Macrophages are cells of the innate immune system, found throughout the body, and which play a great many roles beyond the obvious ones of defending against invading pathogens. They destroy cancerous and senescent cells, ingest molecular waste and debris between cells, and participate in the processes of tissue regeneration and maintenance, to pick a few...
Fight Aging!
March 27, 2020
At some point in the future, clinical trials for therapies that target mechanisms of aging must start to assess the outcome on aging, rather than the present situation in which regulators force potentially broad rejuvenation therapies - such as senolytics - to address only one specific age-related condition at a time. The authors of this...
Fight Aging!
March 27, 2020
Age-related changes in gut microbe populations provide an important contribution to the chronic inflammation that is characteristic of old age. Beneficial species diminish in number, reducing the production of metabolites that aid in optimal cell and tissue function. Harmful species increase in number, interacting with tissue and the immune system in ways that promote chronic...
Eureka Alert
March 27, 2020
(Human Frontier Science Program) The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) announced today some $33 million USD to support the top 4% of the HFSP Research Grant applications over the coming three years.
Disasters can affect cervical cancer screening for years
March 27, 2020
(Tohoku University) Screening is important for the early detection of cervical cancer, but rates were significantly affected, in some areas for years, following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Eureka Alert
March 27, 2020
(Worldwide Cancer Research ) Researchers at the VU University Medical Center in the Netherlands have tested a new drug in patient samples and mice with multiple myeloma and discovered that it was effective even in advanced disease -- a point when many patients currently run out of options. These promising results could pave the way...