Tag Archives: Journal
9 January 2013 Last updated at 20:25 ET By Smitha Mundasad BBC News Misshapen red blood cells could be used as a tool to kill cancer cells in mice, research in the journal Plos One shows.
9 January 2013 Last updated at 20:24 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Tiny hairs in the ear which detect sounds have been regenerated to reverse deafness for the first time, say US researchers in the journal Neuron. An injection of a drug led to the creation of new hairs 1 in tests on mice. Normal hearing was not restored, rather the mice went from hearing nothing to detecting sounds such as a door slamming or traffic
9 January 2013 Last updated at 20:24 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Introducing medication-free spells to some cancer treatments may keep patients alive for longer, studies in mice with skin cancer suggest. The animals had melanoma, which can rapidly become resistant to treatments.
Jan. 9, 2013 The discovery of insulin nearly a century ago changed diabetes from a death sentence to a chronic disease. Today a team that includes researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine announced a discovery that could lead to dramatic improvements in the lives of people managing diabetes.
Jan. 8, 2013 A special report published by the British Medical Journal on January 8 finds that thousands of melanoma patients around the world are undergoing an expensive and invasive procedure called sentinel node biopsy, despite a lack of clear evidence and concerns that it may do more harm than good