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Cancer and stress breakthrough

Stress hormones can trigger the formation of structures that make body tissues more susceptible to metastasis, research has found.

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Bat swarming and immunity

Bats carry some of the deadliest zoonotic diseases that can infect both humans and animals, such as Ebola and COVID-19.

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Bat swarming and immunity

A research team has now revealed that some species of bats are protected against the viruses they carry because they commonly exchange immune genes during seasonal mating swarms.

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Fibroblast cells and pancreatic cancer growth

The US study provides clues as to why pancreatic cancer is more common and aggressive in older people.

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Reversible, non-hormonal male birth control

The researchers demonstrate that treating male mice with an existing class of drugs, HDAC (histone deacetylase) inhibitors, can interrupt the function of this protein complex and block fe

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Examining the medical mystery of child hepatitis outbreak

The outbreak affected only children under the age of 10.

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The evolution of cancer

The Louis-Jeantet Foundation based in Geneva in Switzerland awards prizes each year to cutting-edge biomedical research programmes in progress across Europe.

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Machine learning tool to detect cancer via liquid biopsy

“This new technology gets us closer to a world where people will receive a blood test annually to detect cancer earlier when it is more treatable and possibly curable,” said Cristian Toma

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Tissue contamination distracts AI

They trained a fourth AI model to detect prostate cancer in tissues collected from needle biopsies.

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