Chromatin released from dying cancer cells can penetrate healthy cells and make them cancerous. This raises questions about conventional theories of cancer metastasis and also opens up new avenues for cancer diagnostics.
Inducing autophagy can provide respite from Parkinson's-like symptoms by not allowing misfolded proteins to accumulate in cells.
A new hope has emerged for kala azar patients with the discovery that a natural compound called voacamine can kill even drug-resistant strains of Leishmania.
Researchers from IIT-M show how aspirin cuts off energy supply to cancer cells and forces them to die.
DNA from fossilized ostrich eggshells in India closely matches that of present day ostriches in Africa
Friendly gut bacterium E.coli can turn foe in certain conditions and contribute to development of colorectal cancer. Scientists explore the reasons driving this change.
Exploring the links between, pesticide exposure, gut microbes and diabetes