Would This Nobel Prize Have Been Awarded Without Mice?

Would This Nobel Prize Have Been Awarded Without Mice?

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to American immunologist Jim Allison and Japanese immunologist Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” The award honors researchers for outstanding discoveries that leave a lasting impact on efforts to improve human and animal health. In an interview […]

Vitamin A—Directing Traffic

Vitamin A—Directing Traffic

A key vitamin in cell growth, Vitamin A, or retinoids, has been used to treat every thing from skin maladies to leukemia. This antioxidant is found the things we eat including animal and plant forms. The plant version is known as beta-carotene. Most of the time we eat enough Vitamin A rich foods to satisfy […]