Archive: 22/10/2007

New inhibitor has potential as cancer drug

Laboratory experiments have previously shown that cancer cells overproduce an enzyme, heparanase, which splits the body’s own polysaccharide heparan sulfate into shorter fragments. The amount of enzyme is related to the ...

dateOct 22, 2007 in Cancer
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Is a good night's sleep crucial for your health?

In spring 2005 a large European research and training network was established to investigate the causes and implications of poor sleep from a medical as well as from a social point of view. This EU-financed sleep research ...

dateOct 22, 2007 in Health
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MIT works toward novel therapeutic device

MIT and University of Rochester researchers report important advances toward a therapeutic device that has the potential to capture cells as they flow through the blood stream and treat them. Among other applications, such ...

dateOct 22, 2007 in Other
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Are some men predisposed to pedophilia?

Height may point to a biological basis for pedophilia, according to new research released by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The study found that pedophilic males were shorter on average than males without ...

dateOct 22, 2007 in Other
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