Author: Melissa Stamm
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have identified three new genetic “hotspots” linked to colorectal cancer.
Dec. 21, 2012—Even relatively low levels of in utero alcohol exposure impact fetal brain development, and the effects last into adulthood, study finds.
Dec. 20, 2012—Archived tissue samples are yielding new disease biomarkers.
Dec. 10, 2012—A rare genetic syndrome provides new clues to lung scarring (pulmonary fibrosis), a potentially deadly consequence of many lung diseases.
Dec. 7, 2012—Components of human breast milk help ward off viral infection, a new study shows.
Nov. 21, 2012—Researchers have determined how a DNA lesion caused by exposure to chemicals may spark cancer formation.
Nov. 15, 2012—Mriganka Sur, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29.
Nov. 6, 2012—Study adds evidence for infectious agents’ role in sarcoidosis, an inflammatory condition that can lead to respiratory failure and death.
Nov. 2, 2012—Environmental toxins may contribute to endometriosis-related infertility by disrupting endometrial response to progesterone.
Oct. 25, 2012—A protein normally known to promote cell death found to encourage survival of blood forming cells.
Oct. 19, 2012—Two newly identified gene variants linked to breast cancer may aid in predicting disease risk and targeting screening and prevention strategies.
Oct. 9, 2012—Use of complementary and alternative medicine differs by race and socioeconomic factors, study reports.