Archive: 28/08/2011

Scientists find genetic link to mesothelioma

Scientists have found that individuals who carry a mutation in a gene called BAP1 are susceptible to developing two forms of cancer – mesothelioma, and melanoma of the eye. Additionally, when these individuals are exposed ...

Aug 28, 2011
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Clinical importance of leukemia stem cells validated

Cancer scientists have long debated whether all cells within a tumour are equal or whether some cancer cells are more potent - a question that has been highly investigated in experimental models in the last decade. Research ...

Aug 28, 2011
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Taiwan probing HIV organ transplant

Taiwan's health authorities said Sunday they are investigating a case of "critical medical negligence" that led to five patients receiving organs from an HIV positive donor.

Aug 28, 2011
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