Cancer

Novel gene mutation found in lymphatic disorder

Pediatric researchers have identified a gene mutation that causes a serious lymphatic condition, and used that knowledge to restore normal lymphatic vessels in model animals. The laboratory findings may lead to a new therapy ...

Cancer

Immune-engineered device targets chemo-resistant lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that is diagnosed in the U.S. more than 70,000 times annually, arises from overly proliferating immune cells within the body's lymph nodes, which are connected to a network of lymph vessels ...

Cardiology

Marker involved in lymphatic system connected to heart failure

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have found a new marker in the blood associated with an increased risk of heart failure. Surprisingly, the marker is not directly involved in how the heart functions, unlike most of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals how MRSA infection compromises lymphatic function

Infections of the skin or other soft tissues with the hard-to-treat MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria appear to permanently compromise the lymphatic system, which is crucial to immune system function. ...

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