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2009-06-24 15:34:26

A group led by Columbia University Medical Center's Timothy Wang, M.D., has studied the role of Helicobacter infection in the development of stomach cancer and found that the hormone gastrin, which stimulates secretion of gastric acid

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2004-11-27 09:00:00

Stomach cancer may originate from bone marrow cells rather than stomach cells, as was previously believed. A new study in mice found that stomach cancer cells began as bone marrow cells that had migrated to the stomach.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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