Driving cancer cells to suicide | Health4News

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich researchers report that a new class of chemical compounds makes cancer cells more sensitive to chemotherapeutic drugs. They have also pinpointed the relevant target enzyme, thus identifying a new target for anti-tumor agents.


Driving cancer cells to suicide

The origins of handedness in life | Health4News

Handedness is a complicated business. To simply say life is left-handed doesn’t even begin to capture the blooming hierarchy of binary refinements it continues to evolve. Over the years there have been numerous imaginative theories for how life’s amino acids, nucleic acids,…
The origins of handedness in life

‘Human Flesh’ Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead | Health4News

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Federal Judges Sends Wyo. Wolves Back To Endangered Species List | Health4News

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Wolves in the state of Wyoming are once again being protected under the Endangered Species Act. Just two years ago, those protections had been taken …
Federal Judges Sends Wyo. Wolves Back To Endangered Species List

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes | Health4News

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The roots of your hankering for hoppy beers and cruciferous vegetables may be genetic.

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Death Toll From Japanese Volcano Rises | Health4News

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Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It’s A Bat | Health4News

Bats produce “pings” or “clicks,” right? They make these high-pitched sounds, too high for us to hear, but when their cries ricochet off distant objects, the echoes tell them there’s a house over there, a tree in front of them, a moth flying over on the left. And so…
Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It’s A Bat

“Listening to the silence quietly”: investigating the value of cultural immersion and remote experiential learning in preparing midwifery students for clinical practice | Health4News

Cultural immersion programs are increasingly offered to medical and health science students in an effort to provide experiential learning opportunities that focus on ‘the self’as well as ‘the other’. Immersion programs encourage self-reflection on attitudes towards…
"Listening to the silence quietly": investigating the value of cultural immersion and remote experiential learning in preparing midwifery students for clinical practice

alpha9-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors contribute to the maintenance of chronic mechanical hyperalgesia, but not thermal or mechanical allodynia | Health4News

The current pharmacological treatments for chronic pain are limited. The first analgesic drug approved for clinical use in decades that has a novel molecular target is the synthetic version of a naturally occurring conotoxin.
Several conotoxins that target ion channels have progressed to…
alpha9-nicotinic acetylcholine receptors contribute to the maintenance of chronic mechanical hyperalgesia, but not thermal or mechanical allodynia

Sex-related differences in the association between waist circumference and bone mineral density in a Korean population | Health4News

Large waist circumference is linked to poor health. Investigations of the relationship between waist circumference, as an index of abdominal fat, and bone mineral density (BMD) have yielded inconsistent results.
We investigated the association between abdominal obesity measured using waist…
Sex-related differences in the association between waist circumference and bone mineral density in a Korean population

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