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2014-04-17 09:48:21

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.

2013-09-26 17:57:27

Migrating cells, it seems, cover their tracks not for fear of being followed, but to keep moving forward.

2013-02-19 15:01:49

LMU researchers led by Christian Weber have, for the first time, elucidated how cells that promote the development of atherosclerosis find their way to the blood vessel wall, where they stimulate the formation of obstructive deposits.

2012-12-28 15:28:26

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain, a finding that could have major implications for future treatment of this often-debilitating condition.

How Metastasizing Cancer Cells Can Enter Organs
2012-07-11 18:38:46

It is not primary tumors that are responsible for the majority of cancer deaths, but rather their metastases.

How Do Tumor Cells Create Their Own Pathways
2012-07-10 15:34:19

Potential new treatment for metastatic colon cancer

2012-06-07 08:49:08

The HIV drugs known as CCR5 antagonists may also help prevent aggressive breast cancers from metastasizing.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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