Archive: 4/05/2010

MicroRNA can move between cells

( -- MicroRNAs can move between cells and play a role in their communication. This discovery was made by plant researchers at Uppsala University together with colleagues from Finland and the US when they were ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Equitable access to influenza vaccines not in sight

In a Policy Forum article that continues the PLoS Medicine series on Global Health Diplomacy, David Fidler (Indiana University School of Law) provides a case study of the negotiations to increase access to vaccines for influenza ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Health
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FDA found bacteria in lots for recalled Tylenol

(AP) -- Ingredients used by Johnson & Johnson in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold medicines recalled last Friday were contaminated with bacteria, according to a report by the Food and Drug Administration.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Medications
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Key mechanism identified in metastatic breast cancer

Scientists at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have identified a key molecular mechanism in breast cancer that enables tumor cells to spread to adjacent or distant parts of the body in a process called metastasis. ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Cancer
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