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2005-07-18 04:33:01

Having asthma, hay fever or another allergic condition may reduce the risk of developing one fatal form of brain cancer, a new study suggests.

2005-07-15 14:18:51

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that gene variants, which are known to raise the risk of asthma, decrease the risk of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a common type of brain cancer that is rapidly fatal.


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The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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