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Silencing 'junk' gene could halt tumor growth Researchers have found that a gene they call THOR produces a long, non-coding RNA that has a role in cancer, and whose silencing stops tumor growth.
Medical News Today | Dec 14, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is leukopenia? Leukopenia is a condition where a person has a reduced number of white blood cells and an increased risk of infection. Learn more.
Medical News Today | Dec 13, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cancer: Some immune cells found to give tumors a helping hand A study shows that neutrophils, a type of immune cell, work with the protein Snail to maintain a microenvironment that favors tumor growth in lung cancer.
Medical News Today | Dec 13, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cancer breakthrough: Nanoparticles used to detect micro tumors Micrometastases are not usually picked up by current cancer screening technology because of their minute size. Using nanoprobes might solve that problem.
Medical News Today | Dec 13, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prostate cancer mortality 87 percent higher in American Indians A new analysis takes a look at cancer mortality among American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Survival rates for some cancers are significantly poorer.
Medical News Today | Dec 12, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How inhibiting one protein could help to treat pancreatic cancer Targeting SUV420H2 may increase treatment response as the enzyme silences genes that stop pancreatic cancer cells morphing into a more aggressive state.
Medical News Today | Dec 11, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi Shiite cleric urges militias to disarm after IS defeat BAGHDAD (AP) An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric on Monday urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of victory against the Islamic State group.
Yahoo! News | Dec 11, 2017 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are bone lesions? Types and treatment Bone lesions are lumps or masses of abnormal tissue produced when cells within the bone start to divide uncontrollably. They may result in bone tumors.
Medical News Today | Dec 9, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Police: Gunman disguised himself, randomly killed at school A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday.
Yahoo! News | Dec 8, 2017 8:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Huntington's disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key? A drug that is used to treat advanced skin lymphomas may also be effective in treating Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Medical News Today | Dec 8, 2017 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend