News tagged with mica

In the pursuit of dangerous clumps

When normal proteins form protein clumps in the body, then alarm bells start ringing. Such clumps, called "amyloids," are closely associated with Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset ...

Jul 28, 2011
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Pinpointing a tell-tale mark of liver cancer

Persistent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection can lead to chronic hepatitis C and then progress to fatal liver diseases including liver cirrhosis and liver cancer, the third most common cause of cancer-related ...

Jul 08, 2011
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