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December 21, 2013
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Zebrafish help decode link between calcium deficiency and colon cancer

ANN ARBOR — A tiny, transparent fish embryo and a string of surprises led scientists to a deeper understanding of the perplexing link between low calcium and colon cancer. By studying zebrafish embryo skin, University of Michigan researchers decoded cell … Continue reading

February 27, 2013
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UCLA Scientists Develop New Therapeutics that Could Accelerate Wound Healing

In “before” and “after” photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless skin. What we don’t appreciate is the vital role that our own … Continue reading

February 25, 2013
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Understanding Angelman syndrome: Study in Mice Yields Angelman Advance

In the journal PLoS Biology, a team of scientists reports experiments showing how the gene defect of Angelman syndrome disrupts neurological processes that may be needed for memory and learning. In tests in mice, the team showed that a novel … Continue reading

February 11, 2012
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New Ability To Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise For Treatment of Heart Disease

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs — a research advancement that could have major implications for how we treat heart … Continue reading

November 26, 2011
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Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Reducing Risk of Cancer

EAST LANSING, Mich. — An inexpensive drug that treats Type-2 diabetes has been shown to prevent a number of natural and man-made chemicals from stimulating the growth of breast cancer cells, according to a newly published study by a Michigan … Continue reading

October 3, 2011
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‘Back-up system’ Reduces Heart Disease Deaths

Small bypass vessels which act as a ‘back-up system’ for the heart’s main arteries play a significant role in reducing the mortality of patients with coronary artery disease, according to new research.