Erica Sloan: 'Stress can increase cancer spread'

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

Sloan, from Monash University (Australia), has been researching the relationship between cancer, the nervous system, and the body’s defenses for two decades, and she has discovered that stress incre...

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A known tumour suppressor gene is also essential for hormone-controlled development, tissue regeneration and stress-response

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Experiments carried out in the Drosophila fly have led to the identification of the headcase (hdc) gene as pivotal for adult progenitor cells, allowing them to undergo metamorphosis and give rise to a...

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The secret to higher quality meat

by Natac Group

In the meat industry, quality is everything. And the quality of any meat is a direct result of the conditions the animal lived in, the diet it was fed, and the amount of stress it experienced.

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Unraveling the role of HOP as a central hub in response to stress in plants

by Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas CBGP

Protein folding is an essential step for protein functionality. In eukaryotes this process is carried out by multiple chaperones that act in a cooperative manner to maintain the proteome homeostasis. ...

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New pathway to attack tumor cells identified

by CSIC - Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

A study led by researchers from the Institut de Neurociències (INc-UAB), in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), describes a new mechanism by which the an...

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How can we measure mechanical stress in living tissues?

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

A team of experts from the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) has published a review in the journal Nature Reviews Physics detailing the different techniques used to calculate mechanical...

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Virtual reality to reduce stress and anxiety levels caused by the lockdown

by Universitat de Barcelona

​Living the coronavirus situation means going through a global health emergency but also having to cope with extreme psychological stress which tests our identity and our relationships.

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Sant Pau, pioneer in innovation for premature babies

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Silvia Vicente, nurse at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in San Pablo and member of the Care Research Group at the Sant Pau Biomedical Research Institute (IIB Sant Pau), has devised a device, ...

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