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Running can reduce joint inflammation, study finds

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:43:43 -0500

We all know that running causes a bit of inflammation and soreness, and that's just the price you pay for cardiovascular health. You know; no pain, no gain.

Oral cavity bacterium linked to development and progression of esophageal cancer

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:39:48 -0500

A type of bacterium usually found in the human mouth, Fusobacterium nucleatum, has been found to be related to the prognosis of esophageal cancer in Japanese patients by researchers from Kumamoto University, Japan.

Psychiatrist explains how the brain blocks memory to help get through traumatic event

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:57:14 -0500

Everyone has done something they probably want to forget—falling face first on the stage at your high school graduation or asking a woman how far along she is only to find out she isn't even pregnant.

Jets of plasma used in arc welding may help kill cancer cells and heal wounds

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:00:49 -0500

JETS of plasma traditionally used in arc welding could soon be used to kill cancer cells and heal wounds.

New research centre aims to study integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine with western medicine

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:51:19 -0500

A NEW research centre to study how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) could be used to treat some of the world’s deadliest diseases is being launched in Beijing today.

New IDT webinar to highlight benefits of using RNP complexes for efficient genome modifications

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:46:29 -0500

Integrated DNA Technologies will host an informative webinar entitled ‘Ribonucleoprotein delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 reagents for increased gene editing efficiency’ on December 14, 2016.

New brain scan could act as diagnostic tool in Parkinson’s

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:24:28 -0500

A type of brain scan could act as a diagnostic tool in Parkinson’s according to a new study published in the scientific journal Radiology.

Defective ribosomes linked to aggressive form of multiple myeloma

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:17:24 -0500

20 to 40 percent of the patients with multiple myeloma - a type of leukaemia - have a defect in the ribosome, the protein factory of the cell.

Proton Partners acquires Blue Phantom2 data acquisition system to support innovative cancer treatment

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:17:05 -0500

The first ever Proton Partners International site, specialising in proton beam therapy, has acquired a Blue Phantom2 data acquisition system from IBA to commission its IBA Proteus ONE compact proton therapy machine and Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator.

Moderate exercise may help treat memory impairment in patients with type 2 diabetes

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:12:36 -0500

University of Tsukuba-led researchers show that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons may be the underlying mechanism