For nearly two decades researchers have sought a way to target an oestrogen receptor in the hope they could improve breast cancer survival, but an article contends that the effort may never pan out.
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In a new study researchers measured how deposits of the pathological protein tau spread through the brain over the course of Alzheimer’s disease.
In a collaboration between Swedish and Italian researchers, the aim was to analyse how the brain interprets information from a virtual experience of touch, created by a finger prosthesis with artificial sensation. The result was – completely unexpectedly – a new method for measuring brain health.
Umeå researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.
Our blood stem cells generate around a thousand billion new blood cells every day. But the blood stem cells’ capacity to produce blood changes as we age. This leads to older people being more susceptible to anaemia, lowered immunity and a greater risk of developing certain kinds of blood cancer.