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The largest analysis of its kind has found that Caucasians are much more likely than people in other racial/ethnic groups to develop a rare bone and soft tissue cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma. In addition, among Caucasians with this cancer, men are more likely to die than women. Published in the...
VIENNA, Va. — CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM) announced today that its collaborators at the University of Hawaii reported on data at the annual American Society for Microbiology in Philadelphia, PA. This data demonstrates that vaccines utilizing its L.E.A.P.S.(TM) (Ligand Epitope Antigen Presentation System) vaccine technology with specificity for particular...
It is possible to determine which patients run a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and the dementia associated with it, even in patients with minimal memory impairment. This has been shown by recent research at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The results have been published in the...
PHILADELPHIA – Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have identified a key target that may be responsible for treatment failure in about 30% of patients with hemophilia A. The target, known as B cell activating factor (BAFF), appears to promote antibodies against and inhibitors of the missing blood clotting factor that...
Colorectal cancer rates are rising in adults under age 50 — people who are not typically screened for such cancers. The finding, gleaned from a cancer surveillance database and published in the June issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, reported a 17% increase in this age group over a...
About one in 100 children has a common brain disorder called Chiari 1 malformation, but most of the time such children grow up normally and no one suspects a problem. But in about one in 10 of those children, the condition causes headaches, neck pain, hearing, vision and balance disturbances,...
Neurological diseases including Parkinson’s, Tourette’s, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia are all associated with alterations in dopamine-driven function involving the dopamine transporter (DAT). Research published today in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience suggests that a number of estrogens acting through their receptors affect the DAT, which...
SAN DIEGO – Cardea Bio, a Tech+Bio company integrating molecular biology with semiconductors electronics via graphene-based biology-gated Cardean Transistors, announced today that its Chief Science Officer, Dr. Kiana Aran, and collaborators published a paper entitled “Discrimination of single-point mutations in unamplified genomic DNA via Cas9 immobilized on a graphene field-effect...