Archive: 09/04/2008

New technique creates cancer stem cells

With a bit of genetic trickery, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have turned normal skin cells into cancer stem cells, a step that will make these naturally rare cells easier to study.

dateApr 09, 2008 in Medical research
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Meth addiction mechanism discovered

Researchers have identified, for the first time, long-term changes in the brain circuitry of methamphetamine-addicted mice that can explain why the craving of addiction is so stubborn and long-lived. The research could lead ...

dateApr 09, 2008 in Medical research
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Your neighborhood can affect your health

Research carried out at the Peninsula Medical School, South West England, has found strong links between neighbourhood deprivation and the physical and intellectual health of older people.

dateApr 09, 2008 in Health
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Cancer widows are often emotionally isolated

Many Swedish men have no one to turn to for emotional support other than their partners, not even in particularly traumatic situations, such as when suffering from cancer. However, according to new research, the partners ...

dateApr 09, 2008 in Cancer
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