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Duke Researchers Find Second Gene Linked To Blood Vessel Disorder
...Others suffer migraine headaches or lesions in the lung
or brain that canlead to fatal strokes or aneurysm...rcentof people with this form of HHT develop these lung
problems. "We are developing a genetic screen that would identify these peopleso they can be foll...
Genetic Alterations Linked To Cancer In Some Blood Samples
...sma of over 70 percent of patients with small cell lung
cancer. The authors speculate that the higher pre...# # # Funding for this research was provided by a lung
cancer SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) grant from the National Cancer Institute a...
Selenium Supplements Can Reduce Cancer Rates
...se findings." Prostate, esophageal, colorectal and lung
cancer rates were among the most dramatic: patients in the selenium group had 71 percent, 67 percent, 62 and 46 percent reductions in cancer rates, respectively, than the placebo group. The current Dietary Guidelines now recommend that men consume 70...
Ten Years of Progress For Superfund Basic Research Program
...looked at the links betweenchromium inhalation and lung
cancer and has developed modelsystems including yeast, bacteria, mammalian cell cultures andtransgenic mice. Dixon's presentation will be one of the featuredtalks during the three-day conference. The complete UC research team includes 12 faculty in t...
Jefferson Scientists Discover Mechanism Of Viral Link To Disease Commonly Associated With Asbestos
...may lead to new treatments for mesothelioma and lung
cancer. The team hopes to identify the source of S...eported that damage to pRb-2/p130 may lead to lung
cancer. Cigarette smoke, air pollution, some toxins breathed by workers and other environmenta...
Study: Device Prevents Epileptic Seizures, Doesn't Damage Hearts
...seful for otherwise healthy peoplewith no heart or lung
problems who have not responded to medication and havefrequent seizures," Vaughn said. "It may be applicable to thousands people inthe United States." Possible side effects include slight voice alterations and occasionaltight feelings in the ...
Common Childhood Virus Poses Threat To Adults, Research Shows
...derlying medical problems such as heart disease or lung
disease that wereexacerbated by the illness, but 8...57 RSV patients in this study had changes in their lung
X-rays whichwere probably RSV-related. The RSV virus attacks the epithelial cells that line t...
Further Proof That An Altered Rb-2/p130 Gene Leads To Lung Cancer
...p130 , a powerful tumor-suppressor, may lead to lung
cancer. They had previously suggested that d...oke, air pollution and other toxins may lead to lung
cancer. Such damage prevented the gene from making a key protein, pRb-2/p130 , which suppresses ...
Free Radicals Implicated In Impaired Lung Function; Damage May Be Mitigated By Certain Antioxidants
... of blood levels of oxidants and antioxidants with lung
function is sparce. Our results suggest that free-...e first investigations of the relationship between lung
function, oxidative stress caused by free oxygen molecules, also known as free radicals, and blood ...
Premies' Lung Disorder Can Cause Developmental Delays
...tor developmental problems if they suffer from the lung
disease called bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). ...erdeveloped lungs. BPD is now the leading cause of lung
disease in U.S. infants and the third leading cause of chronic lung
disease in children. The study ...
Colon Cancer Linked To Genes, Not Lifestyle
... in men, following prostate and lung
cancer, and the third most common in women, following breast and lung
cancer. In captive rhesus monkeys it appears to be the most common. ...
Maillinckrodt Medical Licenses Invention For Concentration Of Rhenium Radioisotopes
...from skeletal metastases of cancers of the breast, lung
and prostate. The clinical application of rhenium-188 for coronary artery irradiation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. The first patient was treated in September. S...
Even Moderate Air Pollution Reaching Eastern Wilderness Decreases Mountain Hikers' Lung Function
...ient of urban smog -- can decrease active people's lung
function,a study led by researchers at Brigham and...n ozone concentration wasassociated with decreased lung
function over the course of the hike - an average2.6 percent decline in forced expiratory volume, an...
Low B Vitamin Levels Common In Many People Linked To Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk
...ing hypothesis that beta-carotene would reduce the lung
cancer and cardiovascular disease incident rates. ...icipants taking this vitamin instead had increased lung
cancer incidence and cardiovascular disease mortality rates. Associations should not be described a...
Wistar Scientist Invited To Speak On Regeneration At National Meeting Of American Association For The Advancement Of Science
...tributeto the development of diseases like breast, lung
and prostate cancer. Wistar isa National Cancer Institute Cancer Center....
Jefferson Researchers Find Correlation Between Gene And Endometrial Cancer
...ink because they had seen similar mechanisms in lung
cancer. "If this mechanism is common in lung
and endometrial cancers," he notes, "it may be involved in some way in other cancers. These ad...
Women Can Inherit Drinking Problem Too, Study Finds
...s a point of comparison, say we were talking about lung
cancer," Heathexplained. "We'd expect to find that...he differences inthe general population's risk for lung
cancer was explained by differences insmoking habits. For alcoholics, male and female, we're saying ...
Wistar Scientists Identify New Tumor Suppressor Gene For Breast And Lung Cancer
...a newgene, called BAP1, associated with breast and lung
cancer development. Thegroup's findings, which ma... major implications for the treatment of breastand lung
cancers, appear in today's issue of Oncogene. BAP1, discovered in the Wistar laboratory of Dr. Fran...
RNA-Dendritic Cell Combo Shows Promise As A Universal Cancer Vaccine
...f aclinical trial, testing the vaccine for breast, lung
and colorectal cancers. Thefirst phase of the tria...bryonic antigen).CEA is often expressed in breast, lung
and colorectal cancer. They mixed thisRNA sequence with dendritic cells and the CEA was produced and...
Pitt Researchers Develop Strategy To Use Dendritic Cells To Treat And Prevent Tumors
...foreinjection. By linking a dendritic cell with a lung
carcinoma cell, Pittresearchers formed a fused DC-..., they were able to reject additionalinjections of lung
carcinoma cells. None of the re-challenged mice developedtumors. "These results suggest t...
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