The Most Highly effective Weapon Towards Most cancers Is in House!

published on July 3, 2020

how do you feel about strange hypotheses

and unexpected decisions perhaps they

are the engine of progress for example

scientists were tired of racking their

brains in search of a cure for cancer

and thought what if you just send it

into space this approach was proposed by

researchers from the University of

Technology in Sydney they conducted a

preliminary experiment and unexpectedly

neutralized 90% of the cancer cells in

just a day how was this therapeutic

effect achieved and does this mean that

cancer patients will now have to fly

into orbit it's no secret that going

into space is very stressful and it

tells health risks due to increased

exposure to solar radiation and cosmic

rays but aside from that there's also

weightlessness more precisely

microgravity people have been plowing

through space for more than half a

century but we still have much to learn

about the effect of weightlessness on

the physiology of a living organism

previous studies have shown that the

microgravity environment acts on

metabolism thermoregulation

cardiovascular muscle respiratory

systems and many other human systems and

functions one of the most intriguing

ones is a NASA experiment which compared

the biological performance of astronaut

scott Kelly who spent 340 days in orbit

with his twin brother Mark Kelly who

remained on earth the astronaut recorded

changes in genetic expression that is in

the process of realizing the information

embedded in them but besides the

negative effects on the body

microgravity can provide a number of

potential medical benefits

this includes the subtleties of cancer

cell behavior in zero-gravity

previous studies focused on the

expression that is the behavior of genes

in cancer in microgravity but no one had

looked at the mechanism biomedical

engineer joshua cho decided to find

sensitive receptors in cancer cells in

hopes of tricking them the inspiration

for his study was a conversation with

legendary astrophysicist Stephen Hawking

parking then noted that nothing in the

universe defies gravity later when

Charles friend fell ill with cancer the

scientists remember that conversation

and wondered what would happen to the

cancer cells if they were moved outside

of gravity to get an answer the

scientist and his team decided to

conduct an experiment in a laboratory at

the University of Sydney in a general

sense cancer is a disease in which cells

begin to divide uncontrollably and

displace normal cells pathological cells

can spread to other parts of the body in

most cases they come together and form a

tumor which grows until the cells

receive a signal to penetrate into

healthy tissues no one knows exactly at

what point it reaches this threshold but

the process of growth and spread of

cancer indicates the existence of a

certain mechanism that helps the cells

feel and attract each other to form a

tumor and although there's still a blind

spot here for researchers it's at least

clear that such a mechanism is adapted

for working in gravity accordingly as

conceived by child

gravity's absence could interfere with

the division and spread of malignant

cells together with his graduate student

Anthony Krause he decided to imitate the

conditions of space on earth researchers

placed cancer cells taken from various

organs ovaries nose mammary glands and

in a microgravity simulator after 24

hours they found that a beeps 90% of

these cells either died or scattered

because they could no longer stick

together but why did only malignant

cells die while ordinary ones survived

in fact ordinary cells also died but to

a lesser extent the mechanism of this

phenomenon in relation to cancer cells

is not yet exactly understood scientists

believe that the absence of gravity

violates the mechanisms of intercellular

communication so that information about

the environment becomes inaccessible to

the cells they cease to share it and

upon further detention in such

conditions they die this phenomenon is

called mechanical unloading astronauts

lose bone mass for the same reason but

it's impossible to create a silver

bullet cure for cancer since it's

different for everyone and people their

organs and tissues react differently

therefore Chow has decided to find out

if these malignant tumors have something

in common and also why mechanical

unloading affects cancer cells more than

others he hopes to get answers to these

and other questions in the first

Australian research mission to the

International Space Station or ISS in

2020 the day before the launch the cells

will be placed in the device smaller

than a tissue box then sent into space

on a specially designed module they'll

study the living cells under

microgravity using special technologies

for a week but the material will be

returned to Earth only after 28 days

after freezing then the child team will

examine them for genetic changes this is

not Joshua Chows first experience with

space medical experiments while working

at Harvard University he took part in a

project that resulted in a drug for the

treatment of osteoporosis

the research also took place on the ISS

if successful patients of course will

not be sent into space

Chow simply hopes that through

experiments he can shed light on the

specific causes of these effects which

mechanical unloading has on cancer cells

this will help create drugs that mimic

the same effect on earth as such this

method of combating cancer will not

replace existing treatment methods it

will increase the effectiveness of drugs

and Qing therapy to give the patient an

additional advantage disrupting the

normal course of the cancer treatment

will become shorter and less expensive

it will also be useful for astronauts

who are forced to undergo strong

radiation for months during missions and

therefore are at an increased risk of

cancer

if cells cannot work as a single team

then it's easier to kill them says Chow

the new study confirms the work a

professor daniela grimm a professor of

gravitational biology and translational

regenerative medicine at the university

of Magdeburg in central germany by

observing cancer cells in zero-gravity

she came to the conclusion that tumors

do not develop as aggressively in the

space environment in 2014 and 2017 the

spacex dragon transported a tiny

container with thyroid tumor cells to

the ISS in all of these experiments

programmed cell death occurred but

there's still other evidence according

to Ludmila we're of Cova professor at

the Institute of biomedical problems

russian academy of sciences there are

about a hundred known works where wide

variety of cell types were subjected to

partial imitation of weightlessness

regardless of the duration of exposure

the results were the same everywhere the

cancer cells did not die though their

viability decreased by 10 to 15

and after some time everything was

restored to the original levels also

several years ago Russian scientists

sent into space both cancer cells and

natural killer cells which are the

body's first line of defense against

malignant changes they comb the body

attach to the bad cells and destroy them

in space their behavior was similar they

found cancer cells and killed them a

little more efficiently though was still

far from 80 to 90% as in the case of the

Chou experiment in any case poison and

medicine differ only in dose scientists

from the University of Arizona compared

eight blood samples of astronauts who

spent at least six months onboard the

ISS with blood samples from a control

group it turned out that after three

months in space the astronauts killer

cells experienced a 50% decrease in

their effectiveness in the fight against

leukemia the head of the study richard

simpson also plans to establish whether

there's a direct relationship between

the decline in the function of killer

cells and the individual predisposition

of astronauts in the development of

cancer also he plans to explore other

factors that could provoke a similar

failure in the defense so what do you

think can extreme conditions really help

a person in the fight against cancer if

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