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2013-10-03 08:59:38

A Yale-led study has identified a gene expression profile that can predict outcomes and lead to better treatment for one of the most lethal lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The study appears in Science Translational Medicine. IPF causes progressive scarring of the lungs, leading to cough, shortness of breath, and potentially death. In most cases, the cause cannot be identified, and there is no cure other than a lung transplant. While some patients experience a...

2013-10-02 10:43:27

Search Engine Developed by Carnegie Mellon, Bar-Ilan Universities A new computational tool developed by U.S. and Israeli scientists will help scientists exploit the massive databases of gene expression experimental results that have been created over the past decade.  Researchers say it could uncover new links between diseases and treatments and provide new insights into biological processes. The team, headed by Ziv Bar-Joseph of Carnegie Mellon University, reports in the October issue...

2013-09-16 10:46:31

Kashin-Beck disease (KBD) and Keshan disease (KD) are major endemic diseases in China. Postgraduate Xi Wang et al., under the guidance of Professor Xiong Guo from the Institute of Endemic Diseases of the Faculty of Public Health, Medicine College of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Key Laboratory of Environment and Gene Related Diseases in Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory of Trace Elements and Endemic Diseases of Health Ministry, set out to tackle these two endemic diseases. After several...

2013-05-29 23:16:25

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biochip Products and Services Market (Microarrays, Reagents, Drug Discovery, Life Science Research, IVD Tests) - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the market was valued at USD 2.4 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2012 to 2018, to reach an estimated value of USD 4.7 billion in 2018. Browse the full report at...


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