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Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of...

Drug boosts growth in youngsters with most common form of dwarfism,...

A groundbreaking drug that helps regulate bone development has boosted growth rates in children with achondroplasia - the most common type of dwarfism -...

Balancing data protection and research needs in the age of the...

Scientific journals and funding bodies often require researchers to deposit individual genetic data from studies in research repositories in order to increase data sharing...

Genetic study of the causes of excess liver iron may lead...

High levels of iron in the liver are linked to a number of serious health conditions including cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular...

Identifying the risk of recurrence of developmental disorder in future pregnancies

Having a child with a developmental disorder can cause parents to worry about the outcome of further pregnancies. In cases where the genetic mutation...

Discovery of new mutations may lead to better treatment

Developmental disorders are neurologically-based conditions that affect the acquisition of specific skills such as attention, memory, language and social interaction. Although they have a...

Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis for fetal sickle cell disease moves a step...

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a form of anaemia that is inherited when both parents are carriers of a mutation in the haemoglobin gene....

It’s not easy being green

Despite how essential plants are for life on Earth, little is known about how parts of plant cells orchestrate growth and greening....

Excess weight and body fat cause cardiovascular disease

Excess weight and body fat cause a range of heart and blood vessel diseases, according to the first study to investigate this...

Women caught in a pickle by their own immune systems

Women get autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis eight times more than men do. On the other hand, women...