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2013-12-09 10:48:55

An international team of scientists led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center cancer proteomics expert Amanda Paulovich, M.D., has demonstrated the feasibility of large-scale, standardized protein measurements, which are necessary for validation of disease biomarkers and drug targets. The study, to be published Dec. 8 online in the journal Nature Methods, shows that the scientists' targeted protein-detection approach has the potential to systematically and reliably measure the entire...

2013-08-28 23:20:09

The Chris Elliott Fund Presents the 2nd Annual Brains Matter Patient and Caregiver Awareness-Day Conference on September 27th 2013 Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Chris Elliott Fund announces the second annual Brains Matter Conference, on Friday, September 27th from 8am to 6pm at the Bellevue Club in Bellevue, WA. This conference is available for patients and caregivers affected by brain cancer being offered free of charge. This event directly benefits the community of brain...

2013-08-07 10:10:59

Calcium-channel blockers in particular are associated with significantly increased risk Older women who take certain types of medication to combat high blood pressure may be putting themselves at greater risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study by a team of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists led by Christopher Li, M.D., Ph.D. The study is the first to observe that long-term use of a class of antihypertensive drugs known as calcium-channel blockers in...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.