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New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer
  • August 27th, 2014
  • Reducing the levels of the gene DP103 could help shrink tumors and make patients more amenable to chemotherapy.

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New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer

New Marker & Therapeutic Target For Breast Cancer

Reducing the levels of the gene DP103 could help shrink tumors and make patients more amenable to chemotherapy.

Obese Men Face Wage Discrimination In China

Obese Men Face Wage Discrimination In China

Obese males in China earn less than their lean counterparts, survey shows.

Defective Immune System Causes IBS Pain

Defective Immune System Causes IBS Pain

A study shows that pain experienced by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients is linked to the defective production of opioid chemicals by immune cells.

For Polio, Two Vaccines Are Better Than One

For Polio, Two Vaccines Are Better Than One

Although the injected polio vaccine is currently not favored in the developing world, a study shows that it could be used to enhance the protection of the oral vaccine.

Instant Noodles Associated With Cardiovascular Disease

Instant Noodles Associated With Cardiovascular Disease

A study of over 10,000 South Koreans shows that eating instant noodles two or more times a week is associated with cardiovascular disease, but only for women.

Heparin Treatment Does Not Prevent Pregnancy Complications

Heparin Treatment Does Not Prevent Pregnancy Complications

Not only is heparin treatment expensive and painful, scientists now find that it is ineffective at preventing blood clotting complications in pregnant women.

Incense Use Linked To Cardiovascular Disease

Incense Use Linked To Cardiovascular Disease

Study shows that daily incense use is associated with a higher mortality rate due to cardiovascular disease.

Autism Rates Steady Over Two Decades

Autism Rates Steady Over Two Decades

A systematic review of autism spectrum disorders from 1990 to 2010 shows that the rate of autism has remained constant over the last 20 years.

How You Meditate Matters

How You Meditate Matters

Research shows that Vajrayana meditation can enhance cognitive performance, while Theravada meditation is relaxing.

Spousal Illness Impacts Women More Than Men

Spousal Illness Impacts Women More Than Men

A study of elderly Taiwanese couples shows that caring for a sick husband raises the wife’s blood sugar levels.