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Sodium Retention And Blood Pressure Increased By Common Genetic Mutation
2012-05-30 08:43:57

Nearly 40 percent of the small adrenal tumors that cause big problems with high blood pressure share a genetic mutation that causes patients to retain too much sodium, researchers report.

2011-02-18 08:11:45

Yale University researchers have identified two breakthrough genetic mutations that can trigger hypertension in up to a third of patients suffering from a common cause of severe high blood pressure.

2010-12-28 08:21:30

Variations of a gene are associated with a type of tumor that forms within the adrenal gland, and were found in an age group uncommon for these types of tumors.

2010-12-15 00:03:16

Analysis has identified variations of a gene that are associated with a type of tumor that forms within the adrenal gland, according a study in the December 15 issue of JAMA.

2009-09-22 13:54:11

TGen Clinical Research Services at Scottsdale Healthcare today announced the start of a clinical trial for a drug designed to combat adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare but deadly cancer that attacks the adrenal glands.

2009-09-22 11:00:00

OSI-906 in clinical trial for adrenocortical carcinoma SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept.

2009-06-04 10:02:24

At the ends of chromosome are special pieces of DNA called telomeres. Think of it as the little tip that caps off a shoelace. The telomeres send signals to the cells to let them know it’s the end point, not a break that should be repaired.

2008-08-30 09:00:21

By Tischler, Arthur S * Context.-Advances in genetics and gene expression profiling have led to new ways of thinking about the pathobiology of pheochromocytoma and extra-adrenal paraganglioma.

2008-08-30 09:00:20

By McNicol, Anne Marie * Context.-In surgical pathology practice adrenal cortical tumors are rare. However, in autopsy series adrenal cortical nodules are found frequently. These are now being identified more commonly in life when the abdomen is scanned for other disease.

2008-02-13 03:00:13

By Timonera, Elizabeth R Paiva, Maria Emilia; Lopes, Jose Manuel; Eloy, Catarina; van der Kwast, Theodore; Asa, Sylvia L Adenomatoid tumor and myelolipoma are benign, hormonally inactive tumors that are often incidental findings in the adrenal glands.


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