Health Problems

Nutritional cues regulate pancreatic tumor’s ‘cell drinking’

Desperate for nutrients, rapidly growing pancreatic tumors resort to scavenging “fuel” through an alternative supply route, called macropinocytosis. Scientists are hopeful that blocking this process, often described as “cellular drinking,” could lead to tumor-starving drugs. First, however, fundamental information is needed—such as the invisible molecular signals that drive the process. Now, scientists from Sanford Burnham […]

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Can dogs detect malignant tumors in humans?

As you know, dogs smell much better than humans. Their long use in the detection of explosives and drugs. There is reason to believe that dogs are able to tell by the smell and malignant tumors, but today this is no sufficient scientific basis. Recently, the media reported that the dog breed Siberian husky named […]