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Scientists discover a record number of proteins for the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus

Scientists discover a record number of proteins for the highly infectious and stealthy human cytomegalovirus

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Cancer vaccine based on listeria bacteria shows promise

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Two types of thyroid cancer can be readily identified by differences in only a few genes

Genetic abnormalities have a major impact on obesity

Genetic abnormalities have a major impact on obesity

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Clusters of genes within human aortas appear to predict risk for atherosclerosis

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Phase II trials of the first second-generation antisense cancer drug to be used in patients soon to be underway

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Trial shows which brain cancer patients benefit from temozolomide

Researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec/Imatinib

Researchers reveal potential new role for Glivec/Imatinib

Arsenic trioxide - invented as a treatment for a rare type of leukaemia

Arsenic trioxide - invented as a treatment for a rare type of leukaemia

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant

Master gene that controls the first breath a newborn infant

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

Bionomics licences childhood epilepsy test

Bionomics licences childhood epilepsy test

Functions of the c-myb gene which leukemia cells depend on for proliferation

Functions of the c-myb gene which leukemia cells depend on for proliferation

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Discovery of key molecular step which allows cancer cells to move to different parts of the body

Discovery of key molecular step which allows cancer cells to move to different parts of the body

New type of regulatory T cell that reduces asthma and airway inflammation

New type of regulatory T cell that reduces asthma and airway inflammation

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Study presents multiple lines of evidence against the proposed link between SV40 and human mesotheliomas

Study presents multiple lines of evidence against the proposed link between SV40 and human mesotheliomas

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified