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Study could lead to new, more effective treatments for urinary tract infections

Study could lead to new, more effective treatments for urinary tract infections

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

Potential new treatment strategy against metastatic cancer cells

National Cancer Institute symposium exploring the application of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer

National Cancer Institute symposium exploring the application of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

Australian platypus research has implications for understanding the evolution of human sex determination

Australian platypus research has implications for understanding the evolution of human sex determination

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

High levels of a protein called LRP6 can make cancer cells more aggressive

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Key gene that impacts the timing of puberty

Potential new protein marker for prognosis of breast and ovarian cancer

Potential new protein marker for prognosis of breast and ovarian cancer

Blocking gene opens avenues for treating prostate cancer

Blocking gene opens avenues for treating prostate cancer

Discovery of new protein involved in regulating the second most commonly mutated tumor suppressor in human tumors

Discovery of new protein involved in regulating the second most commonly mutated tumor suppressor in human tumors

Genes affect how asthma patients respond to albuterol

Genes affect how asthma patients respond to albuterol

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies