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A biomarker is a biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. A biomarker may be used to see how well the body responds to a treatment for a disease or condition. Also called molecular marker and signature molecule.
$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

$10 million to establish a multidisciplinary research program in cancer nanotechnology

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

Guidant announces plans to initiate vulnerable plaque study

Day care or nursery school attendance may reduce risk of developing Hodgkin's disease

Day care or nursery school attendance may reduce risk of developing Hodgkin's disease

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

New blood test to detect ovarian cancer

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Blood test to detect ovarian cancer using three proteins found in common in the blood of women with the disease

Red wine is much better for you than gin

Red wine is much better for you than gin

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Sugar Association questions claim that breast cancer is connected to sucrose consumption

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Early news reports on carbs-breast cancer link may only serve to confuse the public

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

Carb-conscious dieters may be lowering their risk of breast cancer

A new marker for osteoarthritis

A new marker for osteoarthritis

New method for detecting premature birth

New method for detecting premature birth

Stat5 protein is particularly plentiful in high histological grade human prostate cancer

Stat5 protein is particularly plentiful in high histological grade human prostate cancer

The full effects of passive smoking may have been underestimated

The full effects of passive smoking may have been underestimated

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Don't tell your Grandma! Brussel sprouts could help protect against cancer

Don't tell your Grandma! Brussel sprouts could help protect against cancer