Medical research

Unraveling tumor growth one stem cell at a time

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have discovered that a single mutation in a leukemia-associated gene reduces the ability of blood stem cells to make more blood stem cells, but leaves their progeny daughter cells ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Healthy-looking pigs at state fair found to have swine flu

(HealthDay) -- They were being shown off as healthy porcine specimens, but several of the show pigs at the Minnesota State Fair in 2009 actually were infected with swine flu, according to a new study.