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Article ID: 707622

Case Study Documents Bone Cancer in 240-Million-Year-Old Stem-Turtle

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

This research letter documents bone cancer in a 240-million-year-old stem-turtle from the Triassic period, helping to provide more data about the history of cancer in tetrapod evolution. This is a case study about a highly malignant bone tumor on the femur of a shell-less stem-turtle. The appearance of the tumor in the fossilized specimen conforms with present-day periosteal osteosarcoma in humans.

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6-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707668

In Their DNA: Rotator Cuff Stem Cells More Likely to Develop into Fat Cells

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Why are fat deposits more likely to occur after tears of the shoulder’s rotator cuff, compared to other types of muscle injuries? An increased propensity of stem cells within with rotator cuff muscles to develop into fat cells may explain the difference, reports a study in the February 6, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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    6-Feb-2019 1:00 PM EST

Article ID: 707551

Nullifying protein YTHDF1 enhances anti-tumor response

University of Chicago Medical Center

Identifying molecular pathways that boost the immune response to tumor neoantigens opens up new ways to develop and amplify cancer immunotherapy.

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5-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707623

Cannabinoid compounds may inhibit growth of colon cancer cells

Penn State College of Medicine

Penn State College of Medicine researchers say some cannabinoid compounds may inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells in the lab.

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6-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 707561

How Men Continually Produce Sperm — and How that Discovery Could Help Treat Infertility

University of California San Diego Health

Using a leading-edge technique, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers defined the cell types in both newborn and adult human testes and identified biomarkers for spermatogonial stem cells, opening a path for new strategies to treat male infertility.

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5-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707554

Tree of life: Poplar studies yield human cancer insights

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

While studying the genes in poplar trees that control callus formation, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered genetic networks at the root of tumor formation in several human cancers.

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5-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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    4-Feb-2019 3:00 PM EST

Article ID: 707365

Diversity in the CD4 Receptor Protects Chimpanzees from Infection by AIDS-like Viruses

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

An international team of collaborators found that the CD4 surface protein, which is used by HIV and SIV as the receptor to enter immune cells, is highly variable among wild chimpanzees.

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31-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707494

Biggest ever map of human Alzheimer's brain published

University of Manchester

A study of the differences between healthy brains and those with Alzheimer's Disease has produced largest dataset of its type ever.

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4-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707467

Drug target identified for chemotherapy-resistant ovarian, breast cancer

Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may have found a path toward improving the effectiveness of chemotherapy in people with breast or ovarian cancer caused by defects in one of the BRCA genes. The researchers identified a pair of genes that operate in parallel to BRCA and may increase susceptibility to chemotherapy drugs.

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4-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

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