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August 26, 2021

A cost-effective anti-angiogenic drug to treat lung cancer is finally here

New research shows that the QL1101, structurally similar to an existing cancer drug, is a safe and effective alternative for lung cancer treatment. In 2018, lung cancer caused 1.8 million cancer deaths worldwide. It is the most common type of cancer, with non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) accounting for 85% […]
August 26, 2021

The Effects of Aging and Exercise on Mitochondria in Skeletal Muscle

It is interesting to see the sizable degree to which sufficient physical activity can mitigate many of the effects of aging in muscle tissue. It is well known that exercise programs improve muscle function and reduce mortality in later life. In the study reported here, the intent was to distinguish […]
August 24, 2021

Prozac changes fat composition of the monkey brain

Skoltech researchers and their colleagues from Russia, Germany, and the U.S. have found Prozac to reduce lipid concentrations in juvenile macaques who received the antidepressant for two years, compared to a control group of untreated animals. While none of the monkeys in the study were depressed, the findings still offer a plausible biochemical […]
August 24, 2021

Discovering the link between epilepsy and language

Researchers from the Mater Hospital Advanced Epilepsy Unit in collaboration with the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology are embarking on a joint study to investigate the link between epilepsy and language. Epilepsy affects more than 250,000 Australians with the majority managed on medication, however, one third of […]
August 24, 2021

NASA Researchers Develop a Technique to Predict Radiation Risk on International Space Station Missions

Astronauts traveling to the Moon, Mars, and other future deep space destinations will likely make new and amazing discoveries. Undertaking these exploration missions will not be possible without increased risk to crew members from exposure to the space environment. To reduce risks of the hazards of spaceflight and protect astronauts from space […]
August 24, 2021

Mindfulness can actually improve older people's cognition

Everyone wants to stay sharper for longer, but sadly age is often linked to cognitive decline. Nowadays people are trying to stay more comfortable with themselves by allocating some time for mindfulness. Does that help keep cognitive decline at bay? Scientists at UCL found that mindfulness may provide modest benefits […]