News tagged with clinical investigation

New gene linked to muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy, a group of inherited diseases characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, can be caused by mutations in any one of a number of genes. Another gene can now be added to this list, as Yukiko Hayashi ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Genetics
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Tumors feel the deadly sting of nanobees

( -- When bees sting, they pump poison into their victims. Now the toxin in bee venom has been harnessed to kill tumor cells by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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