Oncology & Cancer

Team discovers a link between a rare form of anemia and cancer

Researchers from the Tumour Suppression Group at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), headed by Manuel Serrano, have discovered the molecular mechanisms that determine cancer predisposition in patients with ...

Medical research

Decoy FGFR3 protein appears to prevent dwarfism in mice

(Medical Xpress)—A team made up of researchers from several institutions in France has found that a decoy protein injected into mice, appears to prevent the development of dwarfism. In their paper published in the journal ...

Genetics

Researchers find genetic key to preventing spine tumours

Genetic medicine experts from Manchester Biomedical Research Centre at Saint Mary's Hospital and The University of Manchester have identified a new gene responsible for causing an inherited form of tumour, known as spinal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds eczema, short stature not associated overall

Eczema, an itchy chronic inflammatory disease of the skin, was not associated overall with short stature in an analysis of data from several studies, although a small group of children and adolescents with severe eczema who ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Modest prediction of preterm birth using clinical features

(HealthDay) -- For healthy nulliparous women, the ability to predict spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) using clinical characteristics is modest, according to a study published online July 16 in PLoS One.

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