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Archive for June 2nd, 2012

Breast Stem-Cell Research Reveals Receptor Teamwork Required, Possible Involvement Of New Pathway

Breast-cancer researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that two related receptors in a robust signaling pathway must work together as a team to maintain normal activity in mammary stem cells. Mammary stem cells produce various kinds of breast cell types. They may also drive the development and growth of malignant breast tumors. Published [...]

Increased Survival From Treatment For Oxygen Deficiency At Birth

A treatment to reduce the body temperatures of infants who experience oxygen deficiency at birth has benefits into early childhood, according to a follow-up study by a National Institutes of Health research network. Children who received the hypothermia treatment as infants were more likely to have survived to ages 6 and 7, when they were [...]

After Cancer Diagnosis, Men And Women Receive Different Fertility Advice

There are significant gaps in the information women receive about their future fertility following cancer diagnosis, suggests a new paper published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Infertility can be a side-effect of cancer treatment and there are increasing numbers of people of reproductive age undergoing such treatment. This study – led [...]

New Guidelines To Treat Childhood Aggression

Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with other research institutions and youth mental health experts, are publishing new guidelines for primary care providers and mental health specialists to manage the common but often complex problem of childhood aggression. The goals include improving diagnosis and care and avoiding inappropriate use of medication. The guidelines, titled “Treatment of [...]

Life Expectancy Of Women In Their 70s Extended By Exercise And A Healthy Diet Of Fruits And Vegetables

Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Researchers at the University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University studied 713 women aged 70 to 79 years who took part in the Women’s [...]