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  • New vulnerability in kidney cancer
    am 16. Januar 2020 um 22:56

    Medical researchers have identified a possible way to treat tumors while sparing nearby healthy tissue.

  • Edible 'security tag' to protect drugs from counterfeit
    am 16. Januar 2020 um 20:54

    Researchers are aiming to stump drug counterfeiters with an edible 'security tag' embedded into medicine. To imitate the drug, a counterfeiter would have to uncrack a complicated puzzle of patterns not fully visible to the naked eye.

  • Mix of stress and air pollution may lead to cognitive difficulties in children
    am 16. Januar 2020 um 20:54

    Children with elevated exposure to early life stress in the home and elevated prenatal exposure to air pollution exhibited heightened symptoms of attention and thought problems, according to researchers. Early life stress is common in youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who also often live in areas with greater exposure to air pollution.

  • Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off
    am 16. Januar 2020 um 20:54

    An inexpensive program to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research involving hundreds of patients in 21 hospitals.

  • A secreted signature of aging cells
    am 16. Januar 2020 um 19:17

    Senescent cells undergo an irreversible and permanent arrest of cell division and are hallmarks of both the aging process and multiple chronic diseases. Senescent cells -- and more importantly the factors they secrete, known collectively as the senescence-associated secretory phenotype (SASP) -- are widely accepted as drivers of aging and multiple age-related diseases.