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Identified a key molecule in flies that adjusts energy use under starvation conditions

Most scientific literature devoted to the protein p53 refers to cancer biology, and the functions of this molecule as a tumour suppressor have been described in detail. Furthermore, also in ...

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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When it comes to depressed men in the military, does size matter?

Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, a new study finds. This study was published today in the open access ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Total darkness at night is key to success of breast cancer therapy

Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new ...

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Viruses may explain why small animals are more prone to cancer

Finding may resolve a biological paradox

Thu 17 Jul 14 from Science Now

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Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people worldwide suffering from the condition.

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Metastatic brain tumor treatment could be on the horizon with use of SapC-DOPS

Over half of patients being seen in the clinic for a diagnosed brain tumor have metastatic cancer, which has no treatment and detrimental outcomes in most cases.

Thu 24 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Gene changes in breast cancer cells pinpointed with new computational method

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University, working with high-throughput data generated by breast cancer biologists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, have devised a computational ...

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Statin use decreases the risk of Barrett's esophagus

Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the ...

Wed 23 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Scientists discover genetic cause of common breast tumours in women

A multi-disciplinary team of scientists from the National Cancer Centre Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, and Singapore General Hospital have made a seminal breakthrough ...

Sun 20 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Prostate cancer in young men: More frequent and more aggressive?

The number of younger men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased nearly 6-fold in the last 20 years, and the disease is more likely to be aggressive in these younger men, according to ...

Tue 15 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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