Originally published on omegaunderground.com
In the past two decades, science has made enormous progress in identifying the causes of aging and disease. For the first time in history, the intriguing prospect of human beings living for centuries without disease seems possible. In this article, UT-Austin medicinal chemistry professor Kevin Dalby takes a closer look.
Humans are fascinated with the idea of overcoming death. While it may be the subject of science fiction books and movies, there is evidence to suggest that, in some ways, we may eventually be able to extend life significantly. …
Originally published on einnews.com
AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, January 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Kevin Dalby, UT Austin professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, currently focuses his career advancements working on cancer drug discovery. He is presently immersing his studies into the mechanisms of cancer cell signaling to develop targeted therapeutics.
By understanding cancer cell signaling, Dr. Dalby works to improve diagnoses and utilize technological advances to develop targeted pharmaceuticals for different cancers. His research areas include biochemistry, cancer, cell biology, chemical biology, drug discovery & diagnostics, and enzymology.
“It is humbling to look back at scientific publications from just a…
Originally published on metapress.com
Many people fear a genetic predisposition to certain diseases, mainly when those diseases run in their family. Knowing their family health history is invaluable because it enables them to alter other health-related factors in their lives and mitigate genetic risk. Here, UT-Austin Professor Kevin Dalby takes a closer look at how not to let your genes control your health.
A genetic predisposition, or genetic susceptibility, describes an increased probability of a person’s genetic makeup contributing to a disease’s development. Genetic susceptibility occurs because of specific genetic variations that can be inherited from a parent. These genetic…
Originally published on acroan.com
Learning to become an effective communicator is an important life skill. It can improve the way you interact with people in your personal life and the workplace. Here, Kevin Dalby — professor at the University of Texas, Austin — discusses tips on how you can become a better communicator today.
There is much more to effective spoken communication than merely using the right words. Writers can rely on their word usage to convey their message, but in-person verbal communication involves a host of other sensory inputs. …
Originally published on pulseheadlines.com
Today’s news media is quick to publish reports detailing the adverse effects of aging on cognitive ability. Even so, the news is not all bad. Medical research shows that with a few simple lifestyle changes, age-related brain deterioration can be dramatically slowed or even reversed. Here, Kevin Dalby, professor at the University of Texas, Austin, shares ways you can not only stop the adverse effects of aging but even get smarter with age.
A study published in 2019 explains how high stiffness caused by aging causes brain stem-cell dysfunction. …
For professionals who view their vocation as their life’s purpose, not just a source of income, maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be challenging. Research scientists are often these types of people. Here, Kevin Dalby, a professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry at the University of Texas in Austin, explores how research scientists and other dedicated professionals can establish and maintain a healthy balance between the work they love and other aspects of their lives.
The ability to do what you love to do and make a living doing it is a desirable circumstance. …
Originally published on timeslifestyle.net
Staying focused at work is key to being effective at your job. Still, sometimes it can be hard to remain sharp, especially when completing monotonous tasks or on days where you are just tired. At the same time, we can see that there is nothing wrong with that, every person in the world has a couple of bad days at work per year. Most of the time, this is something that usually we don’t have a kind of influence over.
Originally published on thriveglobal.com
Whether it’s viral or bacterial, you hope to bounce back quickly and return to your usual routine when you get an infection. In most cases, that’s what happens. That’s because the organized team of players called your immune system defeats the foreign invader, declares victory, and you recover. But do all infectious viruses disappear without a trace after keeping you under the weather for a few days? Surprisingly, some viruses can strangle your immune system and make it weak, vulnerable, and less capable of protecting you against future infections. …
Originally published on emphas.is
Before the coronavirus outbreak, protective masks were mainly used in American society by medical professionals, dentists, and veterinarians for safety, health regulations, and precautions. The mask’s purpose was to prevent viruses’ transmission in scenarios of high-risk situations such as surgery or examinations. When COVID-19 began to spread around the United States, wearing a face mask was slowly integrated into all citizens’ daily lives. The interest and discussion surrounding the effectiveness of face masks escalated quickly.
Basic Knowledge Surrounding a Face Mask
When looking at what information the public has been exposed to regarding face masks and…
Originally published on thedailyjournalist.com
When it comes to discovering and detecting cancer, doctors and scientists are benefiting from new molecular techniques.
Kevin Dalby, an expert in cancer research and professor at The University of Texas in Austin, examines the mechanisms of nature and cancer to develop new treatments and teach and motivate students to conduct research. Dalby is optimistic about the future of cancer treatments, including molecular techniques for cancer detection. Here, Kevin Dalby gives an overview of the definition, history, and recent advancements in the field of molecular techniques for cancer detection.
Dr. Kevin Dalby is a professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, currently working on cancer drug discovery.