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DNA blood test detects lung cancer mutations

Circulating tumor DNA in blood a valid option for EGFR testing in patients who do not have accessible tumor tissue, study showsCancer DNA circulating in the bloodstream...  
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over 6 years ago
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Stronger muscles make for healthier bone development

Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that higher muscle mass is strongly linked with healthier bone development in children.  
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over 6 years ago
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Efforts needed to standardize criteria for age-related muscle loss

The term 'sarcopenia' is most often used to describe age-related loss in muscle mass and strength, and it is commonly considered analogous to osteoporosis.  
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over 6 years ago
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Origin of cancer wasting identified in fruit flies

The progressive wasting of muscle and fat tissue throughout the body is one of the most visible and heartbreaking manifestations of cancer, yet little is known about how tumors cause distant...  
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over 6 years ago
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Pilot study of Adiposet Service for lipomodelling announced in UK

Regenerys Ltd., the Sheffield- and Cambridge-based regenerative medicine company announces a pilot study of its Adiposet tissue collection, testing and storage service, which has the potential...  
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over 6 years ago
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Selenide protects heart muscle in the wake of cardiac arrest

Tissue damage is diminished by nearly 90 percent, finds preclinical studyDamage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion...  
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over 6 years ago
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More from American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2015

Consent delay common reason for lag in tPA administrationConsent delay is one of the most common reasons stroke patients in New York State don't receive tissue...  
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over 6 years ago
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Protecting nerve tissue during bowel surgery

After bowel surgery, more than half of the patients suffer from irreparable nerve damage.  
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over 6 years ago
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Pulmonary emphysema: Novel neutrophil elastase isoform discovered

Elastases of white blood cells are involved in tissue destruction and can thus cause various diseases.  
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over 6 years ago
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Breast reconstruction using patient's own tissues yield higher satisfaction rates

For women who have undergone mastectomy, breast reconstruction using the patient's own tissues - rather than implants - provides higher satisfaction scores, reports a study in the January...  
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over 6 years ago
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Researchers find link between inflammation, tissue regeneration and wound repair response

Discovery has implications for potential new treatments of some cancers and inflammatory bowel diseaseAlmost all injuries, even minor skin scratches, trigger an...  
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over 6 years ago
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New cystic fibrosis research could help develop treatments to improve muscle function

People suffering from cystic fibrosis have less ability to uptake and use oxygen in their muscles, which leads to exercise intolerance, a study published in Experimental Physiology...  
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over 6 years ago
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Cystic fibrosis research to benefit from lab-grown 'mini-lungs'

Using stem cells derived from patients' skin cells, scientists have made organoids of airway lung tissue that should be more reliable than mice for cystic fibrosis research.  
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over 6 years ago
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New research may prove relevant to treating disorders characterized by misfolded proteins - PD, CVD, and cystic fibrosis

Patients with Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, and cystic fibrosis may have something in common: cells in their disease-affected tissues may produce misfolded proteins that are...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago