The calcineurin inhibitors that organ transplant patients take to prevent rejection may also work to prevent Alzheimer's disease. A new study examined the rate of Alzheimer's disease among 2,600 organ transplant patients. Results were...
Presented by: Beth Sheppard, HT(ASCP), Ventana Medical Systems, Tucson, Arizona Microsatellite instability is caused by the loss of DNA mismatch repair activity. MSI is detected in about 15 percent of all colorectal cancers and...
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Tuberculosis has been infecting humans for several millennia, making it one of the most horribly successful diseases in history. Today, it is still a major killer, responsible for some 1.5 million deaths each year. In a substantial...
Australian scientists have discovered a new virus carried by one of the country's most common pest mosquitoes. The new virus — known as Parramatta River virus — infects only mosquitoes and doesn't pose any direct health risks to people, according to University...
Keeping mice in cold cages hides the effects of diet on metabolic disorders. Warming up those mice might lead to more reliable study results, researchers conclude in a study published recently in Cell Metabolism. Lab mice living in warmer habitats and fed high-fat and high-cholesterol...
A new center for advancing computational science and networking at research institutions and universities across the country opened recently at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Named...
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