Genetically manipulating protein level in colon cancer cells can improve chemotherapy

Colorectal cancer outcomes may improve by genetically altering an immune-regulatory protein in cancer cells, making the cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy. That’s according to new Mayo Clinic research. The findings, published this month in Oncogene, indicate that increasing the expression of the PD-L1 protein in colorectal cancer cells can improve Continue Reading

Physical stature and education level of diabetic Nigerian women correlated with dementia

A joint survey by researchers from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and Benue State University (BSU) finds that short height and low education levels are characteristic traits of Nigerian women with type 2 diabetes showing early symptoms of dementia. This work points to the importance of childhood nutrition and Continue Reading

Social justice reaches a whole new level of STUPID as fitness coaches now condemned for perpetuating “fat oppression”

Picture this: You’re a fitness instructor working with an overweight client at a local gym. Thinking that you’re being an encouraging and enthusiastic trainer, you look at your client as he or she is running on the treadmill and yell, “Come on! Lose that weight!” The client then turns to Continue Reading