Acyclic retinoid prevents the recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (the most common form of liver cancer) by targeting a particular cancer stem cell class, thereby stopping the formation of new tumors. Acyclic retinoid is an artificial compound derived from vitamin A. HCC is the second deadliest cancer after non-small cell lung cancer. It is responsible for approximately 600,000 deaths each year around the world.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a Plasmodium parasite. The parasite is picked up by mosquitoes and transferred to people, when that mosquito bites a person. The 25th of April is observed as World Malaria Day annually. This year, the theme for the day is ''Ready to Beat Malaria''. To achieve a malaria-free world, there is an urgent need for the global community to come together and commit towards the goal.
Poor muscle health could be one of the complications of Type 1 diabetes, even among active young adults. The reason behind this was found to be dysfunctional mitochondria that cause the muscles not to use glucose and in the process, damages the muscle cells.