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Hypoxia is a condition in which there is a decrease in the oxygen supply to a tissue. In cancer treatment, the level of hypoxia in a tumor may help predict the response of the tumor to the treatment.
DVT and long haul flights - air pressure and oxygen levels not the culprits

DVT and long haul flights - air pressure and oxygen levels not the culprits

Fat cells surrounding coronary arteries may play a role in development of heart disease

Fat cells surrounding coronary arteries may play a role in development of heart disease

Caudal raphe or the hypoglossal nucleus or both together play roles in sleep apnea

Caudal raphe or the hypoglossal nucleus or both together play roles in sleep apnea

Moderate alcohol intake stimulates tumor angiogenesis and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in a mouse model

Moderate alcohol intake stimulates tumor angiogenesis and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in a mouse model

Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Genetic switch that turns off an oxygen-poor cell's combustion engine - finding has potential to limit toxic molecules

Genetic switch that turns off an oxygen-poor cell's combustion engine - finding has potential to limit toxic molecules

Metabolic switch required for cellular adaptation to hypoxia

Metabolic switch required for cellular adaptation to hypoxia

Botox finds a use in cancer treatment

Botox finds a use in cancer treatment

New sensor to provide early warning of oxygen loss to unborn children

New sensor to provide early warning of oxygen loss to unborn children

Phase II clinical trial for new gene transfer drug study

Phase II clinical trial for new gene transfer drug study

RPL26 and nucleolin play critical roles in controlling the production of p53

RPL26 and nucleolin play critical roles in controlling the production of p53

High blood glucose levels early in pregnancy deprive the embryo of oxygen

High blood glucose levels early in pregnancy deprive the embryo of oxygen

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

New findings suggest balancing Chk1 activity will produce less toxic cancer drugs

New findings suggest balancing Chk1 activity will produce less toxic cancer drugs

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Good news for the hundreds of thousands of cancer patients who undergo radiation therapy

Good news for the hundreds of thousands of cancer patients who undergo radiation therapy

DNA chip technology helps with discovery of new type 2 diabetes gene

DNA chip technology helps with discovery of new type 2 diabetes gene

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Pomegranate juice may help babies resist brain injuries from low oxygen

Pomegranate juice may help babies resist brain injuries from low oxygen

Link between the protective effect of ischemic preconditioning in skeletal muscles and the substance that triggers hibernation

Link between the protective effect of ischemic preconditioning in skeletal muscles and the substance that triggers hibernation