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2010-11-11 14:02:02

Researchers have discovered mutations in a particular gene that affects the treatment prognosis for some patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive blood cancer that kills 9,000 Americans annually.

2010-11-02 01:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today plans to open a research center focused on diabetes in China, where the incidence of the disease has reached epidemic proportions.

2010-10-21 13:31:19

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in collaboration with investigators of the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) of France led by Nicolae Ghinea, PhD, have found a common link among several malignant tumor types in all grades of cancer.

2010-10-08 01:58:14

An immune reaction to dystrophin, the muscle protein that is defective in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, may pose a new challenge to strengthening muscles of patients with this disease.

2010-09-16 12:58:59

Policymakers should increase their sense of urgency to stop the global spread of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes that threaten the health and economies of industrialized and developing nations alike.

2010-09-10 11:55:27

The Johns Hopkins Children's Center top pediatrician is urging a "rethink" of a new sickle cell screening program, calling it an enlightened but somewhat rushed step toward improving the health of young people who carry the sickle cell mutation.

2010-06-17 21:04:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a priority review, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tasigna® (nilotinib) 150 mg capsules for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase.

2010-06-17 12:42:54

Findings in Botswana study suggest women taking antiretroviral drug combinations can breastfeed safely.

2010-05-17 07:18:55

Early CPAP as effective for preemies as ventilator, with fewer complications.

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2010-04-08 09:35:00

Rescue workers from the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) who responded to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) continue to suffer ill effects from lung damage due to exposure to dust and other harmful substances at the scene.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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