Following on from yesterday’s post about predicting the rate of mental decline in Alzheimer’s patients, new research may provide insight into a new treatment. Researchers at UCL, London have discovered antibodies that halt the process of synapse degradation. The hope is that this information can be used to create a new therapy to prevent memory [...]
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A new target has been found for a novel new drug in the fight against lung cancer. The research was carried out at the Salk Institute of Biological Science. The drug is designed to deactivate an enzyme known for causing inflammation in cancer.
Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that usually stems from asbestos exposure. However, it can take 30 – 40 years before the cancer develops and thus thousands of people are still at risk even with no asbestos safety measures in place. Mesothelioma is usually found in the pleura but can also occur in the [...]
For a long time it was hypothesized that inflammation drives cancer growth and it’s ability to thrive in the way it does. That was the theory but there was no information to substantiate that claim.