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2013-10-09 12:08:08

A team of researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) has found that loss of an anti-aging gene induces retinal degeneration in mice and might contribute to age-related macular degeneration, the major cause of blindness in the elderly.

2013-10-03 09:31:58

This international trial, published in The Lancet, is one of the largest phase III trials in second-line treatment of gastric cancer.

2013-09-30 15:52:49

Women with ovarian cancer that has recurred after chemotherapy have survived for longer after treatment with a biological therapy called cediranib.

Cancer Drug To Treat Diabetes
2013-09-16 12:07:11

New research has identified a biochemical pathway involved in the development of diabetes and a cancer drug that is capable of regulating it.

Macular Degeneration Treatment Hope
2013-09-15 04:15:49

According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, medical researchers at the University of North Carolina are developing a promising new treatment for macular degeneration.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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