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Latest Wnt signaling pathway Stories

2011-03-14 16:19:56

New research shows that the Wnt receptor Frizzled-9 (Fzd9) promotes bone formation, providing a potential new target for the treatment of osteoporosis.

2011-02-14 16:26:20

Neurobiologists at UC San Diego have discovered new ways by which nerves are guided to grow in highly directed ways to wire the brain during embryonic development.

2010-12-17 13:02:35

Pediatric cancer researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia contributed important expertise to a new landmark study of medulloblastoma, a type of brain tumor typically found in children.

2010-12-08 22:14:33

Investigators have demonstrated for the first time that the most common malignant childhood brain tumor, medulloblastoma, is actually several different diseases, each arising from distinct cells destined to become different structures.

2010-11-19 13:43:42

An old pinworm medicine is a new lead in the search for compounds that block a signaling pathway implicated in colon cancer.

2010-09-20 22:36:54

St. Jude research results help build a foundation for the next generation of therapies using cell-replacement strategies to restore vision lost to the retinal degeneration associated with glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

2010-09-14 00:59:05

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS or progeria) is a rare genetic disease that causes young children to develop symptoms associated with advanced age, such as baldness, wrinkles, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.

2010-07-15 02:43:36

Scientists are making progress towards a better understanding of the neuropathology associated with debilitating psychiatric illnesses like bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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