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Cancers could be identified using blood tests

By enlarging molecules in the blood by 1,500 and marking them with a fluorescent, it may become easier to both identify signs of cancer and to find out if a treatment is effective. This is shown in a new thesis from Uppsala ...

Nov 04, 2016
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How neurons talk to each other

Neurons are connected to each other through synapses, sites where signals are transmitted in the form of chemical messengers. Reinhard Jahn, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, has ...

Sep 22, 2016
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Insulin pill could make diabetes treatment 'ouchless'

Every day, millions of Americans with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin to manage their blood-sugar levels. But less painful alternatives are emerging. Scientists are developing a new way of administering the ...

Aug 24, 2016
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New gene shown to cause Parkinson's disease

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new cause of Parkinson's disease—mutations in a gene called TMEM230. This appears to be the third gene definitively linked to confirmed cases of the common movement disorder.

Jun 06, 2016
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