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Spit samples uncover genetic risk factors for paediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder

Fitness & Health: Researchers at the University of Calgary and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), in Toronto, have discovered…

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A tummy invader: This bacterial molecule may be key to fighting stomach cancer

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Persistent infection and, potentially, cancer development are regulated by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) small RNA HPnc4160: H.…

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CNIO scientists discovers a combination therapy for aggressive brain tumors

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The combination of temozolomide (TMZ) with dianhydrogalactitol (DAG; culture dish on the right) is able to kill…

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Mutant KRAS and p53 cooperate to drive pancreatic cancer metastasis

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Michael Kim, M.D. view more  Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center HOUSTON – Researchers at The University of…

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Balancing between build-up and break-down of bone

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: PTH binding to PTH receptor (PTH1R) upregulates SLPI expression. SLPI directly acts in osteoblasts to enhance bone…

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Using genetics, researchers identify potential drugs for early treatment of COVID-19

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Dr. Juan P. Casas, a physician epidemiologist, led the study, which called for prioritizing clinical trials of…

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To nodulate or not? Uncovering how nitrate regulates gene expression in legumes

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Legumes halt root nodule formation when plentiful amounts of nitrogen nutrients, such as nitrate, are present in…

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Complete chromosome 8 sequence reveals novel genes and disease risks

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Human chromosome 8 sequencing researcher Glennis Logsdon at work in a genome science lab at the University…

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Scientists scour genes of 53,000+ people to better battle dangerous diseases

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Stephen S. Rich, PhD, a genetics researcher at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, helped lead…

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Inflammation-fighting protein could improve treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Study authors Mahamudul Haque, Salah-Uddin Ahmed, and Anil K. Singh look at a protein array in their…

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