Nanomaterials that provide imaging while delivering medication

biodegradable nanomaterials that will take pictures and deliver medicine to combat peripheral arterial disease (PAD). biodegradable nanomaterials that will take pictures and deliver medicine to combat peripheral arterial disease (PAD)….

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Rice chemists skew the odds to prevent cancer

HOUSTON – (May 17, 2022) – The path to cancer prevention is long and arduous for legions of researchers, but new work by Rice University scientists shows that there may…

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Crystal study may resolve DNA mystery

HOUSTON – (May 9, 2022) – When cells reproduce, the internal mechanisms that copy DNA get it right nearly every time. Rice University bioscientists have uncovered a tiny detail that…

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Rice trains postdocs for nano-cancer future

HOUSTON – (April 22, 2022) – Nanotechnology is increasingly important to the development of treatments for cancer. But to succeed, clinicians need to understand it. HOUSTON – (April 22, 2022) – Nanotechnology…

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Gastric inflammation: How a bacterial infection causes tissue changes

When the bacterium Helicobacter pylori infects the stomach, it causes gastric inflammation and increases the risk of stomach cancer. A team of researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the…

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TTUHSC’s Reynolds receives CPRIT research grant to study childhood cancers

In February, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) awarded a four-year, $1.34 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer…

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Researchers identify key complex for ribosome generation

UT Southwestern researchers have identified a four-protein complex that appears to play a key role in generating ribosomes — organelles that serve as protein factories for cells — as well…

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Tuberculosis induces premature cellular aging

Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease caused by a type of bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually affect the lungs, but also can invade other organs. In…

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Specific lung cancer screening and treatment policies urgently needed to address international disparities in survival

Lugano, Switzerland, 23 March 2022 – A consensus reached by a lung clinical community within the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP), (1) presented at the European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC), 30…

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Visualizing the invisible: New fluorescent DNA label reveals nanoscopic cancer features

Researchers have developed a new fluorescent label that gives a clearer picture of how DNA architecture is disrupted in cancer cells. The findings could improve cancer diagnoses for patients and…

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