'Why we're filming our dad dying from cancer'

Two brothers explain how it helps them to cope and want to break taboos surrounding the disease.
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In conclusion, this review reported that IL-37 has a crucial role in reducing infection-associated inflammation and has a good impact on inflammation-induced pathology. However, tight regulation that achieved balance between effector immune responses that required for pathogen elimination and limited tissue damage that resulted from excessive inflammation should be existed in the potential IL-37 therapy to prevent clinical complications of a disease. PMID: 31633447 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Reviews of Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Int Rev Immunol Source Type: research
Date: Tuesday, 11 12, 2019; Speaker: Meira Epplein, PhD, Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences, Associate Prof in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine ; http://epi.grants.cancer.gov/events/infectious-age
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Conclusions: The results indicate that a possible mechanism behind an anastomotic leakage is an impaired circulation and thus insufficient saturation to the small intestine peroperatively. This develops into an inflammation both intraperitoneally and intravenously, which, if not reversed, spread within the gastrointestinal tract .The colorectal anastomosis is the most vulnerable part of the gastrointestinal tract postoperatively and hypoxia and inflammation may occur there, and an anastomosis leakage will be the consequence. PMID: 31630578 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Scand J Gastroenterol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 October 2019Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and MedicineAuthor(s): Muhammad Younis, Wang Faming, Zhao Hongyan, Tan Mengmeng, Song Hang, Yuan LiudiAbstractGlioma is the most common neoplasm of the central nervous system, with the highest mortality rate. The present study was designed to examine the therapeutic effect of Iguratimod (IGU) encapsulated- poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) PLGA nanoparticles (IGU-PLGA-NPs), which showed inhibition of glioma cells proliferation both in vitro and in vivo. IGU was encapsulated in PLGA nanoparticles with an average size of 100-200 nm w...
Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine - Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and MedicineAuthor(s): Duo Lin, Qiong Wu, Sufang Qiu, Guannan Chen, Shangyuan Feng, Rong Chen, Haishan ZengAbstractDevelopment of a sensitive, rapid and easy-to-use liquid biopsy method is of imperative clinical value for point-of-care caner diagnostics. Here, a label-free and modification-free nanotechnology based on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) was employed for DNA analysis. Using the SERS signals of phosphate backbone as internal standard, quantitative detection for nucleobases was achieved even at single base l...
Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine - Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of MutagenesisAuthor(s): Mohammad-Taghi Bahreyni-Toossi, Elham Dolat, Hashem Khanbabaei, Navid Zafari, Hosein AzimianAbstractGlioblastoma (GBM) is the most lethal type of primary brain tumor. Currently, even with optimal and multimodal cancer therapies, the survival rate of GBM patients remains poor. One reason for inadequate response of GBM tumors to radiotherapy is radioresistance (RR). Thus, there is a critical need for new insights about GBM treatment to increase the chance of treatment. microRNAs (miRNAs) a...
Source: Mutation Research Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Yu Dong, Tao Xu, Shouping Zhong, Bo Wang, Huimin Zhang, Xin Wang, Peng Wang, Guangshun Li, Shuanying YangAbstractAimsCircular RNAs (circRNAs) acted as key regulators in the development of various human tumors. Our present study aimed to investigate the role and molecular mechanism of circ_0076305 in regulating cisplatin (DDP) resistance of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).Main methodsUsing RT-qPCR, the expressions of circ_0076305 in NSCLC tissues and cells (A549, H1650, A549/DDP, H1650/DDP) were measured. Through loss-of-function and overex...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Journal of Theoretical BiologyAuthor(s): Russell Posner, Reinhard LaubenbacherAbstractMicroRNAs are a class of short, noncoding RNAs which are essential for the coordination and timing of cell differentiation and embryonic development. However, despite their guiding role in development, microRNAs are dysregulated in many pathologies, including nearly all cases of cancer. While both development and oncogenesis can be thought of as extremes of phenotypic plasticity, they characteristically manifest on much different time scales: one taking place over a matter of weeks...
Source: Journal of Theoretical Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2019Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Ding Qu, Mengying Jiao, Haijiao Lin, Chunli Tian, Guowei Qu, Jingwei Xue, Lingjing Xue, Caoyun Ju, Can ZhangAbstractControlled release and tumor-selective distribution are highly desirable for anticancer nanomedicines. Here, we design and synthesize an anisamide-conjugated N-octyl-N,O-maleoyl-O-phosphoryl chitosan (a-OMPC) which can form amphiphilic micelles featuring pH-responsive release and high affinity to sigma-1 receptor-overexpressed tumors for paclitaxel (PTX) delivery. Thereinto, maleoyl and phosphoryl groups cooperatively co...
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 January 2020Source: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 185Author(s): Weipan Peng, Yiwen Huang, Qian Zhao, Guowei Lian, Minghui Chen, Jiafang Piao, Xiaoqun Gong, Jin ChangAbstractConsidered as the next-generation biomarkers, microRNAs play an important role in the early diagnosis of cancers. Here, we designed a fluorescent signal “removal” sensor for one-step, sensitive and specific detection of multiple microRNAs by flow cytometry (FCM). In this work, single-stranded DNA (ssDNA), working as the interlinkage, immobilized the fluorescent nanosphere (FS) onto the SiO2 microspheres s...
Source: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
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