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Another piece found in disease puzzle

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research team led by a Simon Fraser University scientist is closer to piecing together a picture of what causes a potentially fatal, rare disease whose symptoms are prevalent in the general ...

May 14, 2010
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Experimental Merck blood-thinner found effective

An experimental blood thinner developed by Merck and Portola Pharmaceuticals was found to be safe and effective in a mid-stage study presented Monday, with a lower incidence of serious bleeding than current drugs.

Mar 15, 2010
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Can kidney disease cause cancer?

Moderate kidney disease increases an older man's risk of developing certain cancers, according to an upcoming study in the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). Given that chronic kidney disease (CKD) affect ...

May 01, 2009
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