Clinical Trial

A New Study Finds Obesity Linked to Microbiota in Human Gut Bacteria

A New Study Finds Obesity Linked to Microbiota in Human Gut Bacteria

Scientists have known for more than century that the human digestive system (“the gut”) harbors bacteria. For the most part, scientists assumed (since the bacteria were there all the time) that the bacteria were generally harmless but not particularly important. It’s only in the last decade or two that research began to show that not only do we carry bacteria, but also it has important roles to play in health...

Fighting Triple Negative Female Breast Cancer by Blocking Androgen (Male) Receptors

Fighting Triple Negative Female Breast Cancer by Blocking Androgen (Male) Receptors

It may seem counter-intuitive,  a potentially powerful treatment for breast cancer based on blocking receptors for the male hormone androgen; but that’s what turns out to be the case. Researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center recently completed a Phase I clinical trial of Enzalutamide, which provided evidence of the safety and possible effectiveness of the approach.

Clinical Trial: Resveratrol May Aid Cancer Radiation Treatment

Clinical Trial: Resveratrol May Aid Cancer Radiation Treatment

Adding to the list of studies that find good things about resveratrol, researchers at the University of Missouri demonstrated that it could make certain types of cancer cells more susceptible to radiation treatment...

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