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Mechanism proposed for link between RU-486 and fatal infections

The abortion drug mifepristone (Mifeprex, TM RU-486) has been linked to rare cas...coming September print issue. During an abortion, mifepristone works by blocking the effects of progesterone, shutting off nutrition to the placenta and fetus. How...

First analysis of FDA's mifepristone adverse event reports

The abortion drug mifepristone (Mifeprex,TM RU-486), initially touted as a more c...d Donna J Harrison MD provide an in-depth study of mifepristone adverse event data gathered through the FDA's Adverse Event Reporting System. Their research is avai...

The abortion pill compound prevents breast tumor growth

...In the study, Lee and her colleagues addressed how mifepristone affects the function of mutated BRCA-1 genes in tissue. BRCA-1 is widely studied by cancer geneticists because a mutated version of this gene significantly raises the possibility of breast and ovarian cancers. By age 70, more than 50 percent of women...

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(Date:8/28/2014)... of bacterial culprits that may drive inflammatory bowel diseases ... patients, own intestinal immune responses as a guide. , ... Cell . , Trillions of bacteria exist within ... in the development and progression of IBD. Yet it,s ... affect a person,s susceptibility to IBD and its potential ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... E-cigarettes are healthier for your neighbors than traditional ... according to a new study from USC. , ... overall 10-fold decrease in exposure to harmful particles, ... of exposure to some harmful metals in second-hand ... , While tobacco smoke contains high levels of ...
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