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  • Stress hormones promote breast cancer metastasis

    It has long been thought that stress contributes to cancer progression. Scientists from the University of Basel and the University Hospital of Basel have deciphered the molecular mechanisms linking breast cancer metastasis with increased stress hormones. In addition, they found that synthetic deriva more

  • Investigating cell stress for better health - and better beer

    Human beings are not the only ones who suffer from stress - even microorganisms can be affected. Now, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have devised a new method to study how single biological cells react to stressful situations. Understanding these responses could help dev more

  • How skin cells protect themselves against stress

    The skin is our largest organ, and, among other things, it provides protection against mechanical impacts. To ensure this protection, skin cells have to be connected to one another especially closely. Exactly how this mechanical stability is provided on the molecular level was unclear for a long tim more

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Why Too Much Stress Is Bad For You

It’s supposed to help keep your body healthy in stressful situations. But the constant stress of our everyday lives means we’re getting overexposed to cortisol. Raychelle Burks, Ph.D. explains why too much cortisol is bad for you in the latest episode of the Reactions series "Get To Know A Molec ... more

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Tackling Stress and Anxiety with Chemistry

Christmas is meant to be a relaxing time spent with family, but gift-shopping and family dinners can sometimes pile on the stress over the holiday period. For others, anxiety is a year-round battle. more

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Injection or Infusion: Insights for Your Next Animal Dosing Investigation

                        When testing a novel compound in vivo, rapid elimination can result in mistaken assessment of activity. Rats and mice generally eliminate test compounds more rapidly than humans. After a single injection, plasma concentration rises to a peak and then declines rapidly until t


Serving ergonomics: 3 steps to healthy working

The only important ergonomic features of pipettes are light weight paired with low operating forces, right? And ergonomic working only means the avoidance of pain?Basically this is correct, but good ergonomics includes much more. We see ergonomics as a whole concept based on cognitive, physical and

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  • Namibia Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q2 2012

    BMI View: Namibia’s pharmaceutical market represents a small but dependable proposition for multinational drugmakers operating in Sub-Saharan Africa. Steady economic growth and relative political stability underpin a healthcare system that is slowly reaching out to all parts of society. However, we more

  • United States Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2012

    BMI View: The US pharmaceutical market is entering a period of relative stagnation. Patent expiries, fewer insured patients and greater use of rebates and discounts are creating severe headwinds to growth. A major downside risk is reduced tolerance for medicine price increases from payers, both pu more

  • Greece Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q1 2012

    BMI View: It is beyond doubt that drugmakers in Greece – particularly domestic producers primarily exposed to their home market – are faced with the most challenging operating environment in Europe. Our view that Greece’s pharmaceutical market is set for a decade of decline remains firmly in play. F more

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Oxidative stress

Oxidative stress Oxidative stress is caused by an imbalance between the production of reactive oxygen and a biological system's ability to readily detoxify the reactive intermediates or easily repair the resulting damage. All forms of life main ... more


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