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2013-12-09 10:40:53

A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins and in Texas has identified a handful of genetic mutations in black Americans, in addition to some chemical alterations affecting gene activity, which may help explain why the death rate among African-Americans from the most common form of head and neck cancer continues to hover some 18 percent higher above the death rate of whites with the same cancer.

2013-12-09 10:16:39

Certain genetic alterations to the PAX gene family may be responsible for survival disparities seen between African-American and non-Latino white men with head and neck cancer.

2013-10-18 13:26:56

A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men.

Genetic Variation Fuels Testicular Cancer
2013-10-11 04:33:32

Using a genomic analysis, a team of international researchers has identified a specific mutation responsible for a dramatic increase in the risk for testicular cancer.

Study Shows Sunscreen Provides 100 Percent Protection Against Skin Cancer
2013-10-08 17:32:11

Sunscreen not only helps prevent three types of skin cancer, it also shields a ‘superhero’ gene that repairs sun-damaged skin.

2013-10-07 09:22:06

In a study published in published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, a Dartmouth researcher found that dying heart cells are kept alive with spikes of oxygen.

Macular Degeneration Treatment Hope
2013-09-15 04:15:49

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, medical researchers at the University of North Carolina are developing a promising new treatment for macular degeneration.

2013-09-13 23:03:02

Study Reveals Network of Genes that Safeguard Cooperation in Stem Cells and the Developing Embryo New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 We often think

2013-07-11 16:34:59

A team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has identified why disruption of a vital pathway in cell cycle control leads to the proliferation of cancer cells.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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