Science Brings Hope for Cancer Patients! Everything You Need to Know About ImmunotherapyIn a perfect world, our immune system would work seamlessly—able to sense and recognize infectious organisms and foreign invaders (called antigens) and fight off disease with powerful and protective antibodies. But sometimes, it malfunctions.Enter immunotherapy.What is immunotherapy?Although immunotherapy is a relatively new therapy, the medical establishment has been working to mobilize the immune system to [...]2
Can a robot decide my medical treatment?In an attempt to manage soaring health care costs, some government officials and health care companies are turning to algorithms to determine how to allocate limited benefits, who to provide care to first, or whether a person should receive care at all. The intent behind those tools might be reasonable, but critics of the automated […]
Intermittent fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 consecutive days is associated with anticancer proteomic signature and upregulates key regulatory proteins of glucose and lipid metabolism, circadian clock, DNA repair, cytoskeleton remodeling, immune system and cognitive function in healthy subjectsMurine studies showed that disruption of circadian clock rhythmicity could lead to cancer and metabolic syndrome. Time-restricted feeding can reset th…1
Healthy people shouldn't take daily aspirin to prevent heart disease, review findsThere's no evidence that a daily aspirin should be taken by most adults in good cardiovascular health, according to a new review. The risk of a major bleeding event due to the drug's blood thinning effects outweighs the benefit, the research said.
Near-atomic 'blueprint' reveals inner workings of drug target for cancer, other diseasesVan Andel Institute scientists have for the first time described the near-atomic level structure of a molecular pathway that plays critical roles in human development, blood pressure regulation, inflammation and cell death. The findings were published today in the journal Nature.