A new genetic discovery adds weight to a theory that motor neurone diseases are caused by abnormal lipid processing pathways inside brain cells.
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In their latest study, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have shown that cancer cells in an acidic environment undergo lipid synthesis and accumulation.
The University at Buffalo has received a $2.3 million grant from the US National Cancer Institute to identify metabolic vulnerabilities of ovarian cancer and to develop potential treatments for the disease.
Researchers have been able to significantly reduce tumours in a pre-clinical model of a rare genetic lung disease.
The new group of molecules can be chemically altered, showing potential for the development of effective antibiotics with few side effects.
Scientists reveal that higher levels of inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism occur in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
In a new study, a calorie-restricted diet significantly reduced tumour growth in mouse models, suggesting new possibilities for cancer therapies.
A breaking discovery has revealed the gene HSD3B1 that regulates the production of sex hormones is linked to atopic dermatitis (AD).
Sphingosine-1 phosphate was found to regulate blood glow in cerebral blood vessels in mice, presenting a potential therapeutic target.
Researchers have created a new method to quantify protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases, enhancing the study of treatments.
CureVac and GSK's second-generation mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate, CV2CoV, demonstrated improved immune response in a pre-clinical study.
Researchers have revealed that the immune system of obese mice treated with TSLP released lipids through sebaceous glands.
Researchers have shown that omega-3 very long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids can block SARS-CoV-2 and protect lung cells.
Researchers have shown in fruit flies that lipid droplets could prevent the kidney damage that leads to chronic kidney disease.