News tagged with family

Researchers identify cellular distress signal

Researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have discovered that a well-known associate of G protein-coupled receptors—a common target of FDA-approved drugs—may play a critical role in mounting ...

Aug 16, 2013
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One in five women don't believe their breast cancer risk

Despite taking a tailored risk assessment tool that factors in family history and personal habits, nearly 20 percent of women did not believe their breast cancer risk, according to a new study from the University ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Family members of children with cancer may also be at risk

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, one of the first questions the parents ask is "Will my other children get cancer?" A new study from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah suggests the answer to that ...

Aug 07, 2013
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Science nod to family of unwitting medical heroine

Sixty-two years ago, scientists harvested cancer cells from an African American tobacco farmer which were used for some of the biggest breakthroughs in medical science—without her knowledge or consent.

Aug 07, 2013
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