With tumor suppressors frozen in adolescence, resistant cancer cells cheat death, a team of researchers led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reports in Nature.
– University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center|5/23/2013 6:00 PM EDT
Two out of five medical students have an unconscious bias against obese people, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study is published online ahead of print in the Journal of Academic Medicine.
– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center|5/23/2013 6:00 PM EDT
University of Utah researchers discovered that over the past 10 years children received more solid organ transplants and fewer children died waiting for a life-saving transplant.
– University of Utah Health Sciences|5/23/2013 5:00 PM EDT
• Compared with kidney disease patients who had zero or one heart healthy lifestyle component in the ideal range, those with two, three, and four ideal factors had progressively lower risks for kidney failure over four years. • No kidney disease patients with five to seven ideal factors developed kidney failure. • Patients’ risk of dying during the study followed a similar trend
– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)|5/23/2013 5:00 PM EDT
More effective detection and diagnosis of oral cancer could result from an advance in noninvasive imaging of epithelial tissue by a Texas A&M University researcher. The research is thought to have the potential to change the way doctors look for precancerous and cancerous areas in a patient’s mouth.
– Texas A&M University|5/23/2013 4:35 PM EDT
MIT and Brookhaven Lab scientists use electron microscopy imaging techniques to settle a solid-state controversy and raise new experimental possibilities
– Brookhaven National Laboratory|5/23/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Using only biomolecules, Israeli scientists have developed and constructed an advanced biological transducer, a computing machine capable of manipulating genetic codes, and using the output as new input for subsequent computations.
– American Technion Society|5/23/2013 4:00 PM EDT
A Missouri S&T researcher has developed a new screening method that uses urinalysis to diagnose breast cancer – and determine its severity – before it could be detected with a mammogram.
– Missouri University of Science and Technology|5/23/2013 4:00 PM EDT
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