Tag: tumour cells

Innovation, Research

Mito warriors: Scientists discover how T cell assassins reload their weapons to kill and kill again

October 14, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Cambridge researchers have discovered how T cells — an important component of our immune system — are able keep on killing as they hunt down and kill cancer cells, repeatedly reloading their toxic weapons. Cytotoxic T cells are specialist white […]

Innovation, Research

Macrophages play a vital role in re-establishing and controlling blood flow after tissue damage

April 23, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Cardiovascular disease, the most common cause of death, is the result of oxygen deprivation as blood perfusion to affected tissue is prevented. To halt the development of the disease and to promote healing, re-establishment of blood flow is crucial. Researchers […]

Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Researchers discover new way to starve brain tumors

April 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London, funded by the charity Brain Tumour Research, have found a new way to starve cancerous brain tumour cells of energy in order to prevent further growth. The pre-clinical research in human tissue samples, […]

Innovation, Research

Magnetic wire can identify cancer in blood

July 18, 2018


Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the US have created a magnetic wire to capture free-floating tumour cells in the blood patients. Expected to aid in early diagnosis, the wire is threaded into a vein to detect […]