Gene Therapy for Hearing Loss: Potential and Limitations

Researchers can induce the generation of extra sensory hair cells in the cochlea.

Mature sensory hair cells are red, while immature hair cells are green.

The arrows indicate locations where hair cells are usually not found.

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Beehive Extract Shows Potential as Prostate Cancer Treatment

Proteomics reveals how ancient remedy slows prostate tumor cell proliferation
An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from honeybee hives arrests the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumors in mice, according to a new paper from researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine.

Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, or CAPE, is a compound isolated from honeybee hive propolis, the resin used by bees to patch up holes in hives. Propolis has been used for centuries as a natural remedy Continue reading