Magdalena holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and an interdisciplinary PhD merging the fields of psychiatry, immunology and neuropharmacology. Her previous research focused on metabolic and immunologic changes in psychotic disorders. She is now focusing on science writing, allowing her to culture her passion for medical science and human health.
The gut has a remarkable capacity for regeneration after chemotherapy or radiation, thanks to a type of reserve stem cell. But while activating these cells could help patients heal after cancer treatment, ... Read more
Food additives called emulsifiers may be behind the increase in colon cancer seen in recent decades, as researchers discovered that they trigger low-grade gut inflammation and promote tumor formation in mice. ... Read more
Even moderate levels of exercise prevent some of the detrimental effects of drinking alcohol, such as the increased risk of dying from cancer. The findings are particularly relevant to colon ... Read more
Retinoic acid, a metabolite derived from vitamin A, protects both mice and humans from developing colorectal cancer, according to the results of a new study that also showed that cancer patients ... Read more
Faulty protein glycosylation – a process of protein modification– is a hallmark of several cancer forms. But knowledge of how the complex molecular processes might contribute to cancer is sparse. In ... Read more