Scientists identify strong link between beclin 1 gene and triple-negative breast cancer -
With the arrival of American Heart Month in February, it's that time of the year to remind ourselves to take good care of our hearts.
Shire announces FDA approval of Vyvanse Capsules for binge eating disorder -
Genetic determinants of insulin sensitivity are positively related to spontaneous growth and response to growth hormone treatment in children born small for gestational age, researchers have found.
Breast and lung cancer patients with low levels of TTP protein have poorer prognosis -
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease. The American Cancer Society's most recent estimates for 2014 show that over 46,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and more than 39,000 will die from it. Now, research led by Timothy J. Yen, PhD, Professor at Fox Chase Cancer Center, reveals that one reason this deadly form of cancer can be so challenging to treat is because its cells have found a way to sidestep chemotherapy.
Researchers identify molecular mechanisms that can prevent blindness, promote recovery from stroke -
Mobile devices are everywhere and children are using them more frequently at young ages. The impact these mobile devices are having on the development and behavior of children is still relatively unknown. In a commentary in the journal Pediatrics, researchers review the many types of interactive media available today and raise important questions regarding their use as educational tools, as well as their potential detrimental role in stunting the development of important tools for self-regulation.