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2012-10-11 11:24:59

Fibulin-3 represents a sensitive and specific marker for the diagnosis of mesothelioma, offering a potential tool for early diagnosis, monitoring Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have discovered the protein product of a little-known gene may one day prove useful in identifying and monitoring the development of mesothelioma in early stages, when aggressive treatment can have an impact on the progression of disease and patient prognosis. "This gene produces a protein, fibulin-3, that...

2012-08-27 23:01:20

Mitchell Vazquez is an enthusiastic philanthropic donor and believes that every child should have access to education. He attended a public school in Seattle where he excelled academically and athletically. Recently he gave his support to the NYU Langone Medical Center in their effort for expansions to metropolitan hospitals. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 Mitchell Vazquez is an enthusiastic philanthropic donor and believes that every child should have access to education. He attended...

2012-08-21 22:45:22

Treating very young infants with antibiotics may predispose them to being overweight in childhood, according to a study of more than 10,000 children by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and published in the online August 21, 2012, issue of the International Journal of Obesity. The study found that on average, children exposed to antibiotics from birth to 5 months of age weighed more for their height than children who weren't exposed....

2012-05-25 09:53:58

Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have, for the first time, identified a single gene that simultaneously controls inflammation, accelerated aging and cancer. "This was certainly an unexpected finding," said principal investigator Robert J. Schneider, PhD, the Albert Sabin Professor of Molecular Pathogenesis, associate director for translational research and co-director of the Breast Cancer Program at NYU Langone Medical Center. "It is rather uncommon for one gene to have two very...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.