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2010-02-16 11:05:46

One of the difficulties of fighting cancer is that drugs often hit other non-cancerous cells, causing patients to get sick.

2009-09-16 09:23:41

Yes-associated protein (YAP) is a type of cellular adaptor protein and transcriptional co-activator.

2009-03-20 07:04:00

COPENHAGEN, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Santaris Pharma announced today that the fourth LNA-based drug has been brought into the clinic.

2008-08-13 18:00:14

By Vaux, David Proteins that cause cell death in insects are showing promise as anti-cancer drugs. Every second, about a million of our cells complete the process of cell division to generate an extra million cells.

2006-04-02 16:50:00

Nicotine can prevent chemotherapy drugs such as taxol from killing lung cancer cells, researchers reported on Sunday in a finding that may help explain why lung cancer is so difficult to treat in smokers.

2005-06-03 19:40:23

A University of Alberta research team has discovered important new information they hope will lead to more effective treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)--a deadly form of high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries caused by uncontrolled cell growth. Therapies are currently limited for a disease that can lead to heart failure and death within a few years.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.