Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs. Share on PinterestScientists have identified a mechanism in which cancer cells consume other dead cells to sustain themselves and develop drug resistance. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have discovered a new mechanism that explains how some tumors can develop resistance […]
Air pollution may be a leading global cause of death

Air pollution may be a leading global cause of death

New research has found that air pollution is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, far surpassing smoking, malaria, and other significant factors. Share on PinterestAir pollution may increase the risk of death significantly more than other factors, such as...
A promising new mechanism for long lasting pain relief

A promising new mechanism for long lasting pain relief

A new study in mice suggests that a cell-signaling protein could be the key to long lasting pain relief for people with chronic neuropathic pain. Share on PinterestThe results of new research may have implications for managing pain in immune-mediated diseases, such as...
Infectious disease expert warns it is ‘really serious’

Infectious disease expert warns it is ‘really serious’

Speaking to Medical News Today in part one of a two part interview, Prof. Paul Kellam’s message is clear. The current situation is very bad, and we all have a role to play in the global effort to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Share on PinterestProf. Paul Kellam is part...
Prof. Martin Bachmann on aiming for a vaccine in 6-8 months

Prof. Martin Bachmann on aiming for a vaccine in 6-8 months

Researchers are working tirelessly towards new vaccines to stop the COVID-19 pandemic. In part one of a two-part interview with Professor Martin Bachmann, the expert immunologist spoke with Medical News Today about his vaccine, what life is like in his lab at the...