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Alcohol Intake Linked To Stroke Risk In East Asians

An international team of researchers has found that alcohol increases stroke risk by about 35 percent for every 280 grams of alcohol a week in East Asians.

Hot Tea Raises Cancer Risk In Smokers And Drinkers

In individuals who smoke and drink excessive alcohol, drinking hot tea is associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer, according to research by Chinese scientists.

PTENα: An Exception To The Rule

PTENα, an alternative form of the tumor suppressor PTEN, uses a previously unknown start codon rather than the typical AUG.