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Scientists discover identifying markers for primitive blood-forming stem cells - simplifies cell identification

Scientists discover identifying markers for primitive blood-forming stem cells - simplifies cell identification

Hydroxyurea may prevent complications such as organ damage and stunted growth in treatment of sickle cell disease

Hydroxyurea may prevent complications such as organ damage and stunted growth in treatment of sickle cell disease

Oral liquid Hydroxyurea promising for long-term use in babies with sickle cell disease

Oral liquid Hydroxyurea promising for long-term use in babies with sickle cell disease

Promising new tuberculosis drug enters clinical trial

Promising new tuberculosis drug enters clinical trial

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Early surgical removal of the spleen combined with antiangiogenic cancer therapy may halt the progression of leukemia

Early surgical removal of the spleen combined with antiangiogenic cancer therapy may halt the progression of leukemia

Newly discovered gene could provide targets for diabetes therapies

Newly discovered gene could provide targets for diabetes therapies

A sudden increase in the number of British cases of Lyme disease

A sudden increase in the number of British cases of Lyme disease

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

New drug may help treat certain forms of leukemia

New drug may help treat certain forms of leukemia

Short segments of sugar chains useful in search for new drugs for Alzheimer's

Short segments of sugar chains useful in search for new drugs for Alzheimer's

Natural killer cells could lead to new Hepatitis treatments

Natural killer cells could lead to new Hepatitis treatments

Stress may enhance the body's ability to fight the flu

Stress may enhance the body's ability to fight the flu

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Process behind cellular export of iron may help to explain human hemochromatosis

Prions, previously thought to accumulate mainly in the brain can also infect other organs

Prions, previously thought to accumulate mainly in the brain can also infect other organs

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

A gallery of highly-specific, gene and protein “mug shots” of cancer types would be a powerful for oncologists

A gallery of highly-specific, gene and protein “mug shots” of cancer types would be a powerful for oncologists

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease

Experimental drug PKC412 may be the key to treating myeloproliferative disease

Cancer drug may reduce kidney disease in lupus

Cancer drug may reduce kidney disease in lupus

WHO tackles the parasitic disease Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan

WHO tackles the parasitic disease Leishmaniasis in Afghanistan