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 •  December 25, 2017

Chemotherapy for one type of leukaemia could be improved by giving patients a drug currently used to treat an unrelated condition, new research shows. Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer that stops healthy blood cell production. Chemotherapy is the standard treatment, but improvements are needed as the five-year survival rate in...

Eurasia Review

 •  September 19, 2017

Hyperinsulinism is linked to the GDH protein. When open (at left), the protein can more easily attach itself to a molecule that is necessary for its activity than when it is closed (at right): this sends a signal instructing the pancreas to produce insulin. A mutation of the GDH protein disrupts this mechanism and keeps the protein open, which in...

Eurasia Review

 •  April 3, 2017

This is a Lysozyme Crystal formation as seen under a light microscope. Crystals grown in microgravity typically reflect fewer imperfections, making them more ideal for drug development and other research. Credit: Lawrence DeLucas Crew members aboard the International Space Station will begin conducting research this week to improve the way we grow...