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Anticancer candidate inhibits drug-induced hyperglycaemia

A new anticancer drug candidate offers a way to inhibit both tumour growth and drug-induced hyperglycaemia in multiple models of HR+ breast cancer.

Life Scientist 26 October, 2020

Fear and anxiety share the same bases in the brain

Researchers have provided new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits, running counter to popular scientific accounts.

Life Scientist 23 October, 2020

Gut microbiome begins development before birth

Melbourne researchers have revealed that the gut microbiome is selected and starts developing as early as five months in utero, rather than during the birthing process.

Life Scientist 22 October, 2020

Disappointing results for WHO's COVID-19 therapeutics trial

Interim results indicate that the four treatments tested appear to have little or no effect on 28-day mortality or the in-hospital course of COVID-19 among hospitalised...

Life Scientist 21 October, 2020

Peripheral nervous system may play a role in autism

A new exploratory study suggests that the peripheral nervous system — the nerves that control our sense of touch, pain and other sensations — may play a role in...

Life Scientist 20 October, 2020

Biotechnology
Single daily pill for Parkinson's disease developed

Single daily pill for Parkinson's disease developed

Scientists have developed a pill which uses the stomach as a drug reservoir and delivers medicines slowly over time to patients with...

Article 06 October, 2020
Health & Medical
How does diet influence stroke risk?

How does diet influence stroke risk?

Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal.

Article 02 October, 2020
Life Sciences
Fear and anxiety share the same bases in the brain

Fear and anxiety share the same bases in the brain

Researchers have provided new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits, running counter to popular scientific accounts.

Article 23 October, 2020
Molecular Biology
The missing link behind severe cases of COVID-19?

The missing link behind severe cases of COVID-19?

More than 10% of healthy people who develop severe COVID-19 have misguided antibodies that attack the patient's own immune system.

Article 30 September, 2020
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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