Health News

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00

In cancer and other pathological diseases, researchers are discovering that packaging is important: specifically, how DNA- about two meters long when unwound and stretched - coils up and compacts nea

Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Patients with kidney tumours larger than four centimetres are much more likely to enjoy good long-term renal function if they undergo nephron-sparing surgery rather than radical nephrectomy, according
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
The more allergies one has, the lower the risk of developing low- and high-grade glioma, according to data published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, a journal of the American
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
the genetic variation characteristic of Native American ancestry to higher odds cancer will return and highlights a strategy to ease the racial disparities in survival
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Accidental damage to thin or buried nerves during surgery can have severe consequences, from chronic pain to permanent paralysis. Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medici
Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00
Their article, "DICER1 Deficit Induces Alu RNA Toxicity in Age-Related Macular Degeneration," was published online by the journal Nature on Feb. 6 (DOI: 10.1038/nature09830