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2013-02-04 10:21:23

After an intensive three-year hunt through the genome, medical researchers have pinpointed mutations that leads to drug resistance and relapse in the most common type of childhood cancer—the first time anyone has linked the disease's reemergence to specific genetic anomalies.

2011-07-18 16:00:06

Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have identified genes that may be important for preventing childhood leukemia.

2011-04-05 08:26:00

An experimental drug lessens symptoms of a rare form of childhood leukemia and offers significant insight into the cellular development of the disease, according to findings from a new UCSF study.

2011-03-31 00:46:49

An experimental drug lessens symptoms of a rare form of childhood leukemia and offers significant insight into the cellular development of the disease.

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2009-01-26 09:35:32

A study led by Dr Marcus Cooke at the University of Leicester and funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) UK is looking at whether consuming caffeine during pregnancy might affect the unborn baby's risk of developing leukemia in childhood.

2009-01-26 00:01:10

University of Leicester researchers are trying to determine whether consuming caffeine during pregnancy affects the risk of childhood leukemia. Dr.

2005-10-14 12:50:50

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A study for the first time hints that maternal infection with Helicobacter pylori -- the bacterium that causes most cases of stomach ulcers -- is associated with an increased risk of childhood leukemia in the offspring.

2005-06-16 19:51:26

While more than 70% of patients survive childhood leukemia, curative chemotherapy can often irreversibly impair the formation of spermatozoa, causing infertility in males.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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