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Panel discussion with Georgetown experts to address biotechnology, science, policy and ethical issues WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration outlined a "path" to accelerate and help ensure the safety of personalized medicine -- treatments tailored to match a person's genetic make-up.
It's long been known that alcohol use in pregnancy can lead to children with mental retardation and birth defects, but researchers who study fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) have not made definitive progress on preventing the disorder, detecting it early, or effectively treating it.
The probiotic yogurt-like drink DanActive reduced the rate of common sicknesses such as ear infections, sinusitis, the flu and diarrhea in daycare children, say researchers who studied the drink in the largest known probiotic clinical trial to be conducted in the United States.
Scientists say measuring gene expression in healthy women might offer clues about breast cancer risk.
A study by researchers from the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) identifies a potential new combination therapy to "rescue" treatment sensitivity to fulvestrant in estrogen receptor positive breast cancers.
To their surprise, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have discovered that morphine (a derivate of the opium poppy that is similar to heroin) protects rat neurons against HIV toxicity - a finding they say might help in the design of new neuroprotective therapies for patients with the infection.
Male mice born with female sex chromosomes experience hypertension seen in postmenopausal women
Chemical found in feverfew, long a staple of natural herbal medicine, shuts down pro-survival signal in resistant breast cancer cells.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a symposium exploring the future of cancer research on Feb. 17th at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).
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