Archive: 29/03/2011

Research targets way to stop brain tumor cell invasion

Gliomas are brain invaders. A kind of malignant tumor cell, gliomas branch out like tendrils from a central tumor source, spreading cancer throughout the brain. Traditional therapies, such as cutting out the tumor surgically, ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Cancer
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Papers: Guatemalans welcomed US syphilis doctor

(AP) -- As U.S. doctors in Guatemala were wrapping up one of the most unethical medical experiments they had ever conducted, a Guatemalan medical official praised the lead researcher as noble and thanked him profusely.

dateMar 29, 2011 in Other
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Thyroid affects color vision

What part does the thyroid gland have in vision? Thyroid hormone is crucially involved in controlling which visual pigment is produced in the cones. Previously, it was assumed that the colour sensitivity of the cones is fixed ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Medical research
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