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2010-07-16 13:40:14

Imagine if your brain lost its working memory — the ability to hold and manipulate information in your mind's eye.

2010-03-24 08:54:08

Researchers have discovered how a genetic disease known mainly for its life-threatening tumors also can cause sudden death from cardiovascular disease in children, and are mounting a clinical trial to develop treatments for the problem.

2010-02-22 12:21:45

Research identifies mechanism that makes cells become tumorous.

2010-02-10 13:26:42

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown once again that "ready, fire, aim," nonsensical though it may sound, can be an essential approach to research.

2009-11-17 17:34:56

An analysis of patients with a syndrome similar to the genetic disorder, neurofibromatosis type 1, indicates that diagnosis may be difficult because of shared clinical findings, such as certain pigmentary characteristics.

2009-10-13 12:07:15

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center showed for the first time that the loss or decreased expression of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN plays a central role in the malignant transformation of benign nerve tumors called neurofibromas into a malignant and extremely deadly form of sarcoma.

2009-09-10 17:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (Privately Held) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein will be presenting at two industry conferences during the month of September.

2008-08-12 12:00:34

U.S. medical scientists say they have discovered a mutation that causes a childhood tumor syndrome also impairs growth hormone secretion.

2008-03-26 03:00:08

By Rodriguez, Fausto J Perry, Arie; Gutmann, David H; O'Neill, Brian Patrick; Leonard, Jeffrey; Bryant, Sandra; Giannini, Caterina Abstract There are few pathologic studies of gliomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.