Immunotherapy: How the Immune System Fights Cancer
Immunotherapy uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer. This animation explains three types of immunotherapy used to treat cancer: nonspecific immune st...
How Exercise Helps Me Fight Depression
"My efforts to take care of my physical health give me a sense of confidence depression can’t take away."
Fatigue and Cancer: Top Tips To Fight Cancer Fatigue and Foods To Eat
Fatigue and cancer: Fight cancer fatigue tips like eating small meals, exercise, snacks, well-balanced meals all help fight fatigue from cancer treatment.
Five amazing ways redesigning biological cells could help us fight cancer
Synthetic biologists make use of an ever growing library of genetic parts with functions such as switches and sensors. Using this toolkit, cells can be reprogrammed to detect and destroy tumours. Here are five remarkable ways that synthetic biology could help us treat cancer in the future.
Criminal investigation into what killed great white shark
The necropsy results are in for a dead great white shark found along a beach, but now there are more questions than answers as Fish and Wildlife officials have opened up a criminal investigation.
This is What a Great White Shark Looks Like Hunting for a Seal
The video was captured by a camera strapped on the back of a great white shark, a species that can be found in surface- and deep-waters in all major oceans and has a lifespan of 70 years or more.
How to help fight childhood hunger? Open a market inside a school.
In Cambridge, this year-old market at the Kennedy-Longfellow School is part of a multi-prong effort to get kids fed.
Men and women's genes help explain why cancer affects them differently
Researchers are shedding new light on why cancer is often a different disease for men than it is for women.
Great white shark spotted 100 yards off popular Cape Cod beach
ORLEANS, MASS. (WHDH) - A great white shark was spotted swimming close to the shore off Nauset Beach in Orleans on Friday afternoon. The Atlantic...
Shortleaf Pine: What’s in the Genes?
Despite shortleaf pine’s importance, relatively little is known about its genetics. “The lack of knowledge is especially apparent in this era of molecular genetics and genomics,” says U.S. Forest Service research geneticist Dana Nelson Nelson and his colleagues recently reviewed shortleaf pine genetics, and their implications for restoration and management. The research team included Oklahoma State University post-doctoral fellow and lead author John Stewart as well…
How the Keto Diet May Help Fight Certain Cancer Tumors
If you're undergoing cancer treatment, the keto diet may be one complementary therapy. But be sure to talk with your doctor before changing your diet in any manner.
Helping the Immune System Remember How to Fight Cancer Long-Term
Several clinical trials of cancer immunotherapies are reporting success in shrinking tumors and helping to prolong survival. But to keep cancer away for the long term, the immune system has to remember how to recognize and attack the cancer so if it comes back in the future, the immune cells will be ready to fight and win. Read more here about the group of researchers who have discovered a way to help the immune system do just that.
Here's why white noise helps us sleep
White noise can drown out all the sounds that keep you awake.
How I Got the Shot: Photographing Great White Sharks off Cape Cod
WATCH: To get an elusive up-close view of a great white shark off Cape Cod, photographer Brian Skerry and his team relied on a seal decoy, drones, planes, months of patience, and a lightning-quick finger on the camera shutter.
A great white shark jumped in front of a boat near Cape Cod, surprising those on board
At least no one can complain that this fishing trip was boring. A group of fathers and sons out fishing got more action than they anticipated when a great white
Fighting blind: how MMA helped sightless fighter Lee Hoy conquer his fears in and out of the cage
When it comes to fighting sports, the frenetic blows and bloody nature of Mixed Martial Arts appear more brutal than most.
How Does Cornhole and Lift Bridge Brewery Help Fight Hunger? What are You Doing Sunday?
This Sunday @1pm, Gulden's Restaurant and Bar will be hosting its annual Summer Bean Bags Tournament to benefit Merrick's Food Shelf! Date: Sunday, June 24th Location: 2999 Maplewood Drive, Maplewood, MN 55109 Cost: $10/person Details: Each team will consist of two (2) players and is open to all skill levels and is a double-elimination tournament. No team? No problem! We can find you a teammate upon registration. Prizes: Cash and Gift Card Give-A-Ways during the event!
Top autism gene may rewire brain by altering expression of other genes
The autism gene TBR1 controls the expression of several other candidate genes that govern the architecture of the brain's outer section.
Being ‘Mindful’ May Help in Managing Essential Tremor
Tribe Wellness, LLC If you’re like me, you’ve heard over and over again the value of mindfulness. It’s become quite a popular buzzword in a variety of manners of marketing. As we enter the next frontier of neuroscience and brain health, it seems like you can’t go anywhere without hearing about mindfulness. But what does mindfulness really mean and how can it be useful in daily life or in managing life with a tremor As a physical therapist, I have seen time and…
These are ways you can help fight climate change
Every day we are hearing more about how climate change is already affecting our planet, endangering species and threatening our future. People have taken to the streets in protest about what they see as a lack of action from the UK government and world powers as part of the Extinction Rebellion movement. But what can …