Study reveals obesity-related trigger that can lead to diabetes

Study reveals obesity-related trigger that can lead to diabetes Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a defect in an enzyme called APT1 interferes with the ability to secrete insulin, contributing to the development of Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight or

Evidence of Autoimmunity’s Origins Uncovered Via New Approach

Evidence of Autoimmunity’s Origins Uncovered Via New Approach Autoimmune diseases are thought to be the result of mistaken identity. Immune cells on patrol, armed and ready to defend the body against invading pathogens, mistake normal human cells for infected cells and turn their weapons on their own healthy tissues. Read

Tumors Partially Destroyed with Sound Don’t Come Back

Tumors Partially Destroyed with Sound Don’t Come Back Noninvasive sound technology developed at the University of Michigan breaks down liver tumors in rats, kills cancer cells and spurs the immune system to prevent further spread—an advance that could lead to improved cancer outcomes in humans. Read more...

How Bioinformatics Can Be Used To Develop Precision Cancer Therapies

How Bioinformatics Can Be Used To Develop Precision Cancer Therapies Cancer is one of the most ubiquitous, impactful and challenging diseases. It affects every person, whether personally or through family members. Curing cancer has become one of the goals of modern society and precision medicine is one of the advances

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