Tumour cells create ribosome reservoirs that allow them to survive under adverse conditions

Researchers of the University of Barcelona and IDIBELL have found a mechanism that could explain the reappearance of tumors after clinical treatment. According to their research study, tumor cells are able to detect when levels of nutrients and energy decrease, and they enter a low-energy-consumption mode and store all the necessary material to reactivate their […]

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Restorative’ treatments for erectile dysfunction aren’t proven to work. Men pay thousands anyway

Three years ago, Stephen Borgese left the stress of emergency medicine to form a new practice in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, that uses shockwave therapy to help men with erectile dysfunction (ED). This relatively new and still largely unproven treatment aims to repair damaged tissue, not just increase blood flow with pills or prop up penises […]

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