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Researchers Find Hidden Signals in RNAs that Regulate Protein Synthesis

Scientists have long known that RNA encodes instructions to make proteins. The building blocks that comprise RNA—A, U, C, and Gs—form a blueprint for the protein-making machinery in cells. In a new study published in Nature, scientists describe...
16-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Therapy Delays Muscle Atrophy in Lou Gehrig’s Disease Model

Supplementing a single protein found in the spinal cord could help prevent symptoms of Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Researchers found high levels of the protein—called...
12-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


XaTek Inc. raises $9.1 million to advance ClotChip, a hand-held device to quickly gauge blood’s clotting ability

XaTek Inc., a Cleveland-based company developing a portable sensing system that can quickly assess the clotting ability of a person’s blood, recently raised $9.1 million in Series A capital to further advance and test the device, called...
10-Jul-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Llama-Derived Nanobody Can Be Used as Potential Therapy for Hard-to-Treat Diseases

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found a nanobody that holds promise to advance targeted therapies for a number of neurological diseases and cancer.
9-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Men and Women have Different Genetic Risk Factors for Developing Brain Cancer

Glioma is the most common type of primary malignant brain tumor in the United States; glioblastoma being the most common type of glioma in adults. While sex differences in the incidence and survival rates of glioma were known, researchers had not...
28-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Partners with Nation’s Top Cancer Centers to Endorse Elimination of HPV-related Cancers in U.S.

Nearly 80 million Americans – one out of every four people – are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). And of those millions, more than 31,000 will be diagnosed with an HPV-related cancer this year. Despite those staggering figures and the...
14-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study of Youth Hospitalizations Finds 24 Percent of Behavioral-Related Admissions Complicated by Suicidality or Self-Harm

A recent study published in American Psychiatric Association’s Psychiatric Services journal found previous research on youth hospitalizations associated with behavioral and mental disorders failed to adequately consider children exhibiting...
14-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Dozens of New Gene Changes That Point to Elevated Risk of Prostate Cancer in Men of European Descent

As the result of a six-year long research process, Fredrick R. Schumacher, PhD, a cancer epidemiology researcher at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and an international team of more than 100 colleagues have identified 63 new...
11-Jun-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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