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Telomere length prognostic in hepatocellular carcinoma

(HealthDay)—Telomere attrition occurs in tumor cells from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and shortened telomeres are independent prognosticators for HCC patients, according to a study published online Aug. ...

Aug 24, 2017
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Stress in the nest can have lifelong effect

Why do some sparrows hatch six chicks while others don't hatch any? How does upbringing affect the remainder of their lives? Physiological stress in the nest can actually affect birds' DNA and possibly their lifespan.

Aug 16, 2017
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