Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Plant toxin causes biliary atresia in animal model

A study in this week's Science Translational Medicine is a classic example of how seemingly unlikely collaborators can come together to make surprising discoveries. An international team of gastroenterologists, pediatricians, ...


A new, safer and cheaper artificial duct for anastomosis

Researchers from the University of Granada and the Andalusian regional Health Service (ServicioAndaluz de Salud) have patented a new device for use in procedures that involve anastomosis. It consists of an artificial duct ...


Scientists identify rare cancer's genetic pathways

An international research team, including four Simon Fraser University scientists, has identified the "mutational landscape" of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), a rare, highly fatal form of liver cancer that disproportionately ...

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