Agency Amends Beryllium Exposure Rule, Adopts General Industry Standard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on May 7 amended its final rule adopting a comprehensive general industry standard for exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds. (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Magistrate Says Causation Opinions Of 3 Experts In Radiation Case All Flawed
CHICAGO - An Illinois federal magistrate judge on May 7 recommended excluding the causation opinions of three experts for a couple seeking to hold General Electric Co. liable for the husband's dementia based on his exposure to radiation while working at nuclear power plants (Steven Lawson, et al. v. General Electric Company, No. 16-04299, N.D. Ill.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Baby bibs, blankets contain toxins Canada banned in other products: report
Baby bibs, mats and blankets tested by scientists with NAFTA's environmental arm contain toxic chemicals linked to higher rates of cancer, infertility and suppressed immune systems — substances already banned from most other products in Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Combination Controversies: Checkpoint Inhibition Alone or in Combination for the Treatment of Melanoma?
In this review, we highlight prospective data on checkpoint inhibition alone and in combination, discuss data regarding the efficacy and toxicity of combination therapy, and identify clinical scenarios that may favor treatment with combination therapy. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD Michael A. Postow, MD Tags: Melanoma Oncology Journal Review Article Source Type: news

Scientists identify an aquatic moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water in just ONE HOUR
(Natural News) Water pollution is a serious problem in many parts of the world. It’s particularly dangerous in places where toxic chemicals such as arsenic can be found as contaminants, thereby, putting the lives of people living in the area at great risk of arsenic poisoning. Now, a team of researchers has discovered a new... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix
When researchers looked for 66 different endocrine disrupters, each of the tested hair products contained at least four and as many as 30. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Hair-straightening products contain potentially toxic mix
(Reuters Health) - Hair products used primarily by black women and children contain a host of hazardous chemicals, a new study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Acute lung injury after exposure to fumes of pickling paste in a fabrication worker - Purva SB, More KD.
Pickling paste is used for cleaning stainless steel weld seam heat marks. It is a mixture of hydrofluoric acid (HF) and nitric acid (HNO3) with surfactants and inhibitors. The substance is corrosive, toxic, and irritant. Air respirator and half ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Delayed complications and long-term management of sulfur mustard poisoning: recent advances by Iranian researchers (part I of II) - Darchini-Maragheh E, Balali-Mood M.
Chemical warfare agents are the most brutal weapons among the weapons of mass destruction. Sulfur mustard (SM) is a potent toxic alkylating agent known as "the King of the Battle Gases". SM has been the most widely used chemical weapon during the wars. It ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Even 'no smoking' areas aren't safe from third-hand smoke
If you think avoiding direct contact with smokers keeps your family safe from hazardous substances in cigarette smoke, think again. New research shows that third-hand smoke is lurking in places you wouldn ’t expect.  Thirdhand smoke is residual chemicals left on indoor surfaces by people smoking there in the past. People are exposed to third-hand smoke by touching contaminated surfaces or breathing in the gasses they produce when the residue reacts with common indoor pollutants, creating a toxic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Even 'no smoking' areas aren't safe from third-hand smoke
If you think avoiding direct contact with smokers keeps your family safe from hazardous substances in cigarette smoke, think again. New research shows that third-hand smoke is lurking in places you wouldn ’t expect.  Thirdhand smoke is residual chemicals left on indoor surfaces by people smoking there in the past. People are exposed to third-hand smoke by touching contaminated surfaces or breathing in the gasses they produce when the residue reacts with common indoor pollutants, creating a toxic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Strawberries are the most pesticide-ridden crop you can eat
(Natural News) Eating fruits and vegetables is vital for overall health, but what if every juicy bite contains a cocktail of toxic pesticides? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzed samples of conventionally grown produce tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and found that nearly 70 percent were contaminated with pesticide residues. The USDA detected a total of 230 different... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Environmentalists take EPA to court to reverse its approval of Dow Chemical's toxic "Enlist Duo" pesticide
(Natural News) The stated mission of the US. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect both human health and the environment, ensuring that Americans have access to clean land, air and water. They also promise to review all chemicals in the marketplace for safety. More often than not, though, they have failed to uphold these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plague of toxic caterpillars will be removed from Norfolk cliffs
Workers from North Norfolk District Council will move in this week to destroy the 7-to-38mm long insects. In the mean time, footpaths in the coastal town of Cromer have been taped off. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus: Avoid the vomiting bug using these simple tips
NOROVIRUS symptoms include nausea, vomiting and watery or loose diarrhoea. Last week government scientists revealed that a whopping 70 per cent of UK oysters contain the toxic substance. Use these simple tips to avoid the virus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigating drug-facilitated sexual assault at a dedicated forensic centre in Cape Town, South Africa - Tiemensma M, Davies B.
BACKGROUND: Drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) is a well-recognised public health concern. In South Africa however, epidemiological and toxicological data associated with suspected DFSA are not available. Toxicological screening is currently not routin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Toxic Gas Alert for Hawaii Eruption; New Areas at Risk Toxic Gas Alert for Hawaii Eruption; New Areas at Risk
Hawaii residents were alerted on Thursday to rising levels of toxic gas from volcanic fissures and geologists warned that new areas east of the erupting Kilauea volcano may be at risk to lava bursting from the ground.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

UCLA faculty voice: A hangover pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise
UCLAYunfeng LuYunfeng Lu is a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineerg.  Thiscolumn appeared in the Conversation.“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although ourthirst for alcohol dates back to the Stone Age, nobody has figured out a good way to deal with the ensuing hangover after getting drunk.As a chemical engineering professor and wine enthusiast, I felt I needed to find a solution. As frivolous as this project may sound, it has serious implications. Between 8 and10 percent of emergency room visits in Am...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

You know probiotics are essential to gut health, but did you know they DETOXIFY your system too?
(Natural News) Probiotics do a lot of good things for your body. Among other things, they help you shed weight and fat, boost your immune system, and improve your digestion. And now, according to an article on GreenMedInfo.com, it turns out that probiotic bacteria can also cleanse toxic chemicals from your body. There are numerous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA-led research finds vaccines against anthrax, plague and tularemia are effective in mice
Anthrax, plague and tularemia are three potent agents terrorists would be likely to use in an attack, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each is highly and quickly lethal to humans. But there are no licensed vaccines for tularemia and plague, and although there is an anthrax vaccine, it requires a burdensome immunization schedule and has severe side effects.Now, a UCLA-led group of researchers may have found a solution that, if found to be safe and effective in humans, could protect people from all three bacteria. The team used molecular engineering to develop vaccines against each that use a comm...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The suffragette spirit
Helen Pankhurst grew up in Ethiopia, as a consequence of her famous grandmother, Sylvia Pankhurst, moving there after campaigning against Italy’s invasion. “After she campaigned on women’s rights, she became more and more of a socialist,” Helen says of her grandmother. “She became interested in a number of causes and she saw the rise of fascism. “Then Italy invaded Ethiopia and there wasn’t much of a ground swell of resistance to it, so she started a newspaper called the New Times and Ethiopia News.” Ethiopia was liberated from Italian rule in 1941, but Sylvia remained invest...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Magazine 2018 Women's Conference international women's day women members Source Type: news

State Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening and Treatment Services under Medicaid and CHIP (April 2018)
This issue brief details the potential health impacts of lead toxicity in children and Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements for screening and treatment under Medicaid and CHIP. It also explores several state approaches to improve both lead screening rates and treatment of lead toxicity in children. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Roundup weedkiller more toxic than just glyphosate alone... alarming new findings reveal NON-active ingredients are poisons, too
(Natural News) Just how toxic is Monsanto’s most prolific herbicide, Roundup? While the active ingredient, glyphosate, has long been scrutinized, new research shows that active ingredients in pesticides and herbicides aren’t the only things people should be worried about. As many people have suspected, the so-called “inactive” ingredients featured in weedkillers like Roundup are not so... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany to halt weed killer glyphosate use in household gardens, parks, and sports facilities
(Natural News) Given what we know about the serious harms caused by the weed killer glyphosate to human health and the environment, it’s baffling that such a toxic product is still allowed to be sold. Now Germany has found the courage to put its foot down, standing up to powerful, bullying companies like Roundup manufacturer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxic hijack of a cell signaling pathway
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Vinson, V. Tags: Biochemistry, Microbiology twis Source Type: news

The Kilauea Eruption Has People Worried About Volcanic Smog. Here ’s How Dangerous ‘Vog’ Really Is
Thinking of Hawaii typically brings to mind pristine white-sand beaches and crystal-clear seas. In contrast to these picturesque scenes, however, is the Kilauea Volcano, situated on the state’s Big Island, which saw a major explosion this week and has some reports warning of a volcanic smog (or “vog”). Since it started continuously erupting in 1983, Kilauea has each day pumped out at least 300 metric tons of sulfur dioxide gas, a pollutant also produced by power plants and industrial manufacturing operations. Over the course of a year, Kilauea’s sulfur dioxide production is equivalent to somewhere b...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Environmental Health healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS
Find out more about the morbidities associated with ankylosing spondylitis and its treatment, and learn how to best manage them.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Male fertility, an issue for many species
(Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS) In the St. Lawrence River near Montreal's sewage discharge site, male spottail shiners show the effects of pollution with more than one third of the fish having oocytes in their testes. This is one of many examples of Professor Daniel Cyr's research at INRS, during which he has studied the effects of human activity on male fertility in various species, including man. He was recently awarded a Canada Research Chair in Reproductive Toxicology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers discover cellular messengers communicate with bacteria in the mouth
This study establishes that there is a clear channel of communication between RNA messengers and bacteria in our mouth,” said Wong, who holds the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry. “Furthermore, we have shown that these messengers may play an important role in mediating interac tions between bacteria and their host.”Another significant study finding was the majority of tRNA bacteria sequences that show high sequence similarity with salivary tsRNAs came from antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. This observation could lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the growth ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Africa:Toxic Masculinity and the Spread of HIV in Uganda
[African Arguments] In Uganda, HIV prevalence is four times higher among young women than young men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Weedkiller products more toxic than their active ingredient, tests show
After more than 40 years of widespread use, new scientific tests show formulated weedkillers have higher rates of toxicity to human cellsUS government researchers have uncovered evidence that some popular weedkilling products, like Monsanto ’s widely-used Roundup, are potentially more toxic to human cells than their active ingredient is by itself.These “formulated” weedkillers are commonly used in agriculture, leaving residues in food and water, as well as public spaces such as golf courses, parks and children’s playgrounds.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Carey Gillam Tags: US news Monsanto Health Science Source Type: news

Halogen inhalation-induced lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome - Zhou T, Song WF, Shang Y, Yao SL, Matalon S.
OBJECTIVE: Exposure to halogens, such as chlorine or bromine, results in environmental and occupational hazard to the lung and other organs. Chlorine is highly toxic by inhalation, leading to dyspnea, hypoxemia, airway obstruction, pneumonitis, pulmonary e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Evacuation risk assessment of regional evacuation for major accidents and its application in emergency planning: a case study - Gai W, Du Y, Deng Y.
Major accidents, like toxic gas releases, fires and explosions, may influence a large area. And thus, evacuation is a necessary public protection measure to mitigate the health consequences of major accidents, but risk assessment is still required. This pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

UCLA researchers discover cellular messengers communicate with bacteria in the mouth
This study establishes that there is a clear channel of communication between RNA messengers and bacteria in our mouth,” said Wong, who holds the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry. “Furthermore, we have shown that these messengers may play an important role in mediating interac tions between bacteria and their host.”Another significant study finding was the majority of tRNA bacteria sequences that show high sequence similarity with salivary tsRNAs came from antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. This observation could lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the growth ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

' Financial Toxicity' of CVD Catastrophic for Low-Income Families'Financial Toxicity' of CVD Catastrophic for Low-Income Families
Out-of-pocket costs for patients with atherosclerotic CVD seem to be driven by high insurance premiums, followed by drug costs, and can be a'catastrophic'burden in some low-income families.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Hawaii bans sunscreen chemicals that destroy coral reefs
(Natural News) Just how toxic is your sunscreen? Many of the chemicals used to “protect” you from the sun are so hazardous that they actually threaten the well-being of some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders, like coral reefs. In fact, the state of Hawaii just passed a bill banning the sale of sunscreens... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romaine Riddle: Why the Toxic Outbreak Eludes Food Investigators
A major overhaul to safeguard the country ’ s produce is not yet in place, confounding attempts to shut down virulent strains or prevent them altogether. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Lettuce E Coli (Bacteria) Epidemics Agriculture and Farming Yuma (Ariz) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Salads Factory Farming Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Continuous consumption of pangasius exposes to dangerous mercury levels
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) The pangasius, originally from Vietnam, is one of the most consumed fish in the world for its low cost, mild flavor and fillet presentation without skin or thorns. It is especially requested in school canteens and senior centers. But the toxicological evaluation carried out by a team of Spanish scientists now shows that the mercury content in some samples exceeds all limits, so the consumption of other fish in the child population is recommended. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Toxicity and other health risks of electronic tobacco heating system
(Kazan Federal University) As the researchers concluded, ETHS use does not present new risks for adult smokers in comparison with smokers of standard cigarettes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eye injury from toxic chemical mistaken for eye drops - Parker RT, McCall DP, Samarawickrama C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New molecule may stop Alzheimer's from spreading
Researchers have found a small molecule that can block the spread of the toxic protein tau, a hallmark of Alzheimer's progression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Safe, Effective in Older Cancer Patients
A retrospective study of ICIs by French investigators found manageable toxicity in patients over age 70, and survival outcomes comparable to younger patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Tags: Immuno Oncology News Older Patients Source Type: news

FAO Releases Alarming Report on Soil Pollution
Untreated urban waste is amongst those human activities that contaminate our soils. Credit: Hermes Rivera on UnsplashBy Maged SrourROME, May 4 2018 (IPS)Soil pollution is posing a serious threat to our environment, to our sources of food and ultimately to our health. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns that there is still a lack of awareness about the scale and severity of this threat.  FAO released a report titled “Soil Pollution: A Hidden Reality” at the start of a global symposium which has been taking place 2-4 May, 2018 at FAO headquarters, participated by experts a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Conferences Crime & Justice Development & Aid Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & San Source Type: news

Management of Toxicities Associated With Bosutinib Management of Toxicities Associated With Bosutinib
Review strategies for managing toxicities associated with bosutinib in patients with Ph+ chronic phase CML.Annals of Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

How this Bay Area entrepreneur is building a company by fighting toxic stress in the workplace
William Faidi, CEO and Co-founder of Encardia Wellness, said he founded the company because of "this one striking statistic that 78 percent of global Fortune 500 companies consider stress as the No. 1 lifestyle risk factor that they have to deal with, and that's over alcohol, substance abuse, obesity and smoking." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Shane Downing Source Type: news

Healthtap CEO ousted for 'toxicity' in the workplace
The co-founder and CEO of a health-tech startup has been fired after the board said he mistreated employees at the California company. "The toxicity you introduced into the workplace ends now," the board of Healthtap Inc. said in a letter to Ron Gutman, according to Recode. The move came after Healthtap's board hired a law firm to investigate reports about Gutman's conduct. Recode reported that the board found Gutman "committed acts of intimidation, abuse, and mistrust, and that [he] repeatedly… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

The dangers of poor oral health and why conventional products and dentists often make it worse
(Natural News) There are estimations that eighty percent of disease begins in the mouth. This is not too hard to believe considering it is the most open orifice for various pollutants, most notably the highly processed and toxic food we ingest on a regular basis. This food not only can introduce dangerous pathogens into our oral cavity but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mercury rising: Are the fish we eat toxic?
(University of Montreal) Canadian researchers say industrial sea fishing may be exposing people in coastal and island nations to excessively high levels of mercury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 3, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Newly discovered anti-inflammatory substances may potentially treat variety of diseases
(Bar-Ilan University) Researchers have discovered a new family of substances which has been found to display highly potent activity against the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines and the toxicity induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS). The novel compounds synthesized and evaluated belong to a family of low molecular weight substances named indolines. In early experiments, these compounds have shown promising activity in the treatment of acute pancreatic inflammation, acute fatty liver damage, and diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study offers new approach to starve p53 deficient tumors
(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Sanford Burnham Prebys (SBP) researchers recently discovered an alternative metabolic pathway that might be used by cancer cells to survive nutrient deprivation. Targeting these proteins to disrupt autophagy in cancer cells is an exciting therapeutic strategy that could minimize toxicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news