Monday, April 24, 2017

Cancer research advances: 5 leads for better diagnosis and treatment

Cancer therapies are becoming ever more sophisticated and personalized, yet cancer remains the second-leading cause of death in the United States. Researchers will present significant new leads in the..

New therapy has potential to advance the treatment of pediatric cholestatic liver diseases

April 22, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Results presented today from a study of a novel ileal bile acid transport inhibitor, A4250, demonstrated that it reduced levels of blood (serum) bile acids,..

Trial of fibrate therapy in primary biliary cholangitis shows treatment is well tolerated

April 22, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: The results of the BEZURSO study, presented today, found that bezafibrate in combination with UDCA normalised prognostic markers of liver disease in patient..

Long-term treatment of decompensated cirrhosis with human albumin improves survival

April 22, 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Results from the ANSWER study presented today showed that long-term administration of human albumin improves the survival rate of patients with decompensate..

Wonder material? Novel nanotube structure strengthens thin films for flexible electronics

Credit: University of Illinois Reflecting the structure of composites found in nature and the ancient world, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have synthesized thin carb..

Quantum mechanics are complex enough, for now…

Credit: Copyright: MSc. Jonas Schmöle, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna Quantum mechanics is based on a set of mathematical rules, describing how the quantum world works. These rules predic..

Two-dimensional melting of hard spheres experimentally unravelled after 60 years

Credit: Oxford University After extensive research, scientists from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oxford have found experimental evidence that sheds new light on the melting of t..

Report recommends ways to improve response to toxic inhalation disasters

Credit: ATS April 21, 2017--Better medical responses to the accidental or intentional release of inhaled toxic chemicals are being developed, but the field faces considerable challenges, according t..

Atomic-level motion may drive bacteria’s ability to evade immune system defenses

Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A study from Indiana University has found evidence that extremely small changes in how atoms move in bacterial proteins can play a big role in how..

Quantum mechanics is complex enough, for now…

Credit: Copyright: MSc. Jonas Schmöle, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna Quantum mechanics is based on a set of mathematical rules, describing how the quantum world works. These rules predic..

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