Medical research

Pushing the boundaries of stem cells

Adults suffering from diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood-related disorders may benefit from life-saving treatment commonly used in pediatric patients. Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ...

Genetics

Changes in gene explain more of inherited risk for rare disease

(Medical Xpress)—Changes to a gene called LZTR1 predispose people to develop a rare disorder where multiple tumors called schwannomas form near nerve pathways, according to a study published today in the journal Nature ...

Oncology & Cancer

Potential new treatments for acute myeloid leukemia

Two separate studies yield key findings for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). AML is a group of heterogeneous diseases with considerable diversity in terms of genetic abnormalities. ...

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