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A change to the so-called TERT gene considerably increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. This is the result of a current, multicenter study in which the University Department of Gynaecology and the ...
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In infected individuals, HIV mutates rapidly to escape recognition by immune cells. This process of continuous evolution is the main obstacle to natural immunity and the development of an effective vaccine. A new study published ...
Immunology Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The global fight against tuberculosis needs a massive financial boost as drug-resistant strains of the disease take hold, two international organisations warned on Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with more severe depression show at least as good clinical benefit from 'low-intensity' interventions, such as self help books and websites, as less severely ill patients, suggests a paper published on BMJ websit ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An international collaboration of researchers from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), Tunisia and France has demonstrated a high cure rate and remarkably few side effects in treating patients with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, according to an international study ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two articles in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine by Geoff Wong, Trisha Greenhalgh and colleagues, propose publication guidelines for both realist synthesis and meta-narrative reviews.
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At least one in five people in countries for which data are available were infected with influenza during the first year of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have long known that the human genome is incredibly complex. However, after almost 10 years of hard work, a team of more than 400 scientists at 32 research institutions worldwide has finally made ...
Genetics Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A well-established family of drugs used to treat parasitic diseases is showing surprising potential as a therapy for tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from University of British Columbia microbiologists.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
With today's modern medicine, misdiagnoses may be unexpected and surprising. But when symptoms of an unknown and uncommon illness mimic a number of other conditions, it can be difficult for medical professionals to properly ...
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the University of Sheffield have unlocked one of the secrets to DNA repair—helping doctors identify DNA base damage and a patient's susceptibility to certain types of cancer.
Cancer Oct 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Three thousand new cases of Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL), a form of blood cancer, appear in the United States each year. With a median survival span of only five to seven years, according to the Leukemia and ...
Cancer Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Public health 'superheroes' are needed to help tackle the growing challenges posed by obesity, alcohol, smoking and other public health threats, according to new research published today.
Health Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A whole-genome scan to identify large-scale chromosomal damage can help doctors choose the best treatment option for children with neuroblastoma, one of the most common types of childhood cancer, finds an international collaboration ...
Cancer Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |