100-year-old scientific mystery solved: Researchers discover role of nuclear glycogen in non-small cell lung cancers

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have made a breakthrough discovery that solves a mystery long forgotten by science and have identified a potentially novel avenue in pre-clinical models to treat non-small cell lung cancers. Published in Cell Metabolism, the research centers on the function of glycogen accumulation in the nucleus of a cell. Glycogen is known […]

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‘Time-outs’ not associated with long-term negative effects in children

It’s an age-old debate: are time-outs bad for kids? Now, a new study suggests that despite sometimes getting a bad rap in the news, the common disciplinary strategy isn’t linked to harmful effects in children. Researchers compared emotional and behavioral health between kids whose parents reported using time-outs and those who didn’t over a roughly eight-year period. The result: no […]

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These Breast Pumps Make Milking Sessions Seamless

Preparing for a newborn means making decisions — and a lot of them —  especially when it’s time to create your registry or purchase some of those essential items you’ll need once your little bundle of joy arrives. There are countless “this or that” scenarios to consider: disposable or reusable cloth diapers? Infant or convertible car seat? And of course, […]

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Scientists discover new breakthrough in treatment for cancer hair loss

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments. Researchers based at The University of Manchester have discovered a new strategy for how to protect hair follicles from chemotherapy, which could lead to new treatments that prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss—arguably one of the […]

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Humans more unique than expected when it comes to digesting fatty meals

People have very individualized inflammatory responses to eating a high-fat meal. These were the somewhat unexpected results of a study recently published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry by researchers at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and their University of California-Davis colleagues. “We looked at the inflammatory reactions of 20 volunteers at 0, 3 and 6 hours after eating a […]

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