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2009-12-09 12:40:00

Experts have found that women in China who had breast cancer and a higher intake of soy food had an associated lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence.

2009-11-25 15:20:47

A drug used to treat colorectal cancer also can reverse a rare stomach disorder and should be considered first-line therapy for the disease.

2009-10-12 16:53:19

A multi-national research team has discovered that two genetic factors converge to increase the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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2009-07-01 05:30:00

A new report shows that kidney transplant patients have a weaker response to flu vaccines than healthy individuals, especially in the first six months after receiving a transplant.

2009-05-20 07:10:04

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators has cracked one of clinical medicine's enduring mysteries – what happened to the tuberculosis vaccine.

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2009-02-16 11:23:22

As most of the nation’s hospitals deal with a shortage of nurses, some are taking steps to make sure new nurses don’t become overwhelmed.

2009-02-03 16:47:53

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators has developed a group of chemical compounds that could represent a new class of drugs for treating cancer.

2009-01-27 16:36:26

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have found a surprising link between brain iron levels and serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in neuropsychiatric conditions ranging from autism to major depression.

2008-10-31 12:00:32

InteRNA Technologies and VU university medical center in Amsterdam have signed a framework research agreement to develop microRNA-based diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer using InteRNA's proprietary library of miRNAs.

2008-10-30 09:00:41

BILTHOVEN and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, October 30 /PRNewswire/ -- InteRNA Technologies B.V.


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