Researchers at the University of Georgia used sodium chloride nano-particles as a so-called “Trojan Horse” to deliver cancer-killing sodium and chloride ions into cancer cells. But they say the treatment isn’t toxic because when the nano-particles degrade, they just turn into salt. … [Read more...] about Researchers Find Salt Could Be Used To Treat Cancer
Distinguish cancer cells from normal cells
Even after scientists have established the common roots of age-related diseases — a task that is far from complete — there’s still hard work ahead, said Dr. James L. Kirkland, who studies aging at the Mayo Clinic. If studies like the two published this week are to help humans age better, they’ll have to explain why we age so differently, and predict which of many routes each of us will take. … [Read more...] about There’s more than one way to age. How are you doing it?
“The teamwork between our two institutions and others around the world is a textbook case of science without borders,” says Dusan Bogunovic, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology, and Pediatrics, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and co-corresponding author of the study. “We showed that even with a disease like USP18 deficiency, sound clinical care and timely drug administration can rescue patients from what was previously considered a death sentence.” … [Read more...] about Global Team Enables Child With a Fatal Genetic Disease to Recover
Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas commented that it will "be a new experience for a lot of my colleagues (to) not be able to talk and not be able to consult our email or text messages. But we'll live through it, it'll be alright," adding, "it's obviously a very serious and grave matter so we should be paying attention." … [Read more...] about ‘It’s going to be devastating’: Senators gear up for no-talking, no-electronics impeachment trial rules
FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. Federal prosecutors said Thursday Jan. 9, 2020, that jailhouse video no longer exists of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell on a day he survived an apparent suicide attempt. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File) less … [Read more...] about Documentary ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ to air on Lifetime