Cancer Stem Cells: The Stubborn Cells Behind Cancer Recurrence

Cancer Stem Cells: The Stubborn Cells Behind Cancer Recurrence

Cancer therapy is one of the most rapidly advancing fields in medical biology. In mere decades, survival rates have significantly increased and undergoing chemotherapy is a far more pleasant experience than it used to be. While improvements have clearly made, the amount of cancers that remain stubbornly resistant to chemotherapy remains substantial. Patients can appear…

Boning up on osteoporosis - how hibernating polar bears could yield a new generation of treatments

Boning up on osteoporosis - how hibernating polar bears could yield a new generation of treatments

Disuse osteoporosis is bone loss resulting from reduced mechanical loading of the skeleton; the processes of bone formation and bone resorption,in which cells known as osteoclasts break down bone and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone fluid to the blood, become unbalanced. This is big problem for those immobilised due to a stroke or…