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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:11/6/2014)... A groundbreaking paper from a team of Florida State ... how plants could adapt to and survive environmental swings ... in the latest issue of the journal The ... complex of DNA and proteins) is organized in a ... some genes are turned on and others are turned ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... biology in the UTSA College of Sciences, is ... to receive a two-year $300,00 National Science Foundation ... The funding supports President Obama,s BRAIN Initiative, a ... technology that will demystify complex brain processes. ... are broken into the interactions of multiple components, ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... the right amount of death at the right time ... to new research that could help in understanding animal ... , In a paper in the journal Trends ... and European colleagues conclude that the kind of positive ... of individuals, or mortality, depends on the size and ...
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