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Link Suggested Between Nervous System And Cancer
2013-10-15 12:24:53

UT Southwestern Medical Center A specific protein once thought to exist only in the brain may play a crucial role in a deadly form of thyroid cancer, as well as other cancers, and provide a fresh target for researchers seeking ways to stop its progression, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report today in Cancer Cell. The scientists found that over-activation of a certain protein in hormone-secreting cells helps fuel medullary thyroid cancer cells in mice as well as in human...

2013-10-14 23:01:48

The Firm is investigating Januvia lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to their use of Januvia. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Januvia lawsuits ( http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com/), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic drugs, are preparing to move forward in a multidistrict litigation established in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein...

2013-10-14 23:01:16

The Firm’s Byetta lawyers are investigating legal claims on behalf of individuals treated with the Type 2 diabetes drug who went on to develop pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and thyroid cancer, allegedly due to Byetta. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/) alleging that use of the Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop pancreatic cancer are moving forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court,...

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Findings from the first study to show a specific function of the immune system in the proliferation of thyroid cancer may ultimately change the course of treatment Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease. Study findings were presented today at the 2013 Clinical...

2013-09-30 10:15:46

Tumor genetics, cancer cell signaling discoveries pave way for use of new therapies For many years, patients with advanced thyroid cancer faced bleak prospects and no viable treatment options. But now, building on recent discoveries about the genetics and cell signaling pathways of thyroid tumors, researchers are developing exciting new weapons against the disease, using kinase inhibitors that target tumor cell division and blood vessels. Two recent clinical trials led by a researcher from...

2013-08-25 23:02:13

The firm is currently evaluating Byetta lawsuits for those who have suffered from the drug’s potentially serious side effects, such as pancreatic cancer and thyroid cancer. (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 The Byetta lawyers at Rottenstein Law Group LLP report that a federal judicial panel is still considering the consolidation of Byetta lawsuits, according to court documents. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation was set to begin discussions on July 25 to investigate a consolidation of...

2013-08-11 23:02:01

A growing number of Januvia lawsuits allege Merck & Co. failed to provide adequate warnings to doctors and patients regarding an association between Januvia and pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating Januvia lawsuits (http://www.thejanuvialawsuit.com/) on behalf of Type 2 diabetics who took Januvia and were later diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer. According to court...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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