News tagged with biomarkers

Bacteria possible cause of preterm births

The type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns according to research published in the current issue of the online journal ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Health
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Clues to thyroid cancer unlocked

Researchers at the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital have utilized proteomic technologies to discover proteins secreted by thyroid cancer cell lines to identify and characterize potential biomarkers for the future ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Cancer
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Breast cancer: Reducing the risk of unnecessary chemo

Published in Nature Communications, NRC researchers have developed a tool to determine which breast cancer patients have little risk of their disease recurring. The tool -- an algorithm that identifies "gene expression signatures" ...

dateNov 08, 2010 in Cancer
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