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Combining Two Peptide Inhibitors Might Block Tumor Growth

A new study suggests that combining two experimental anticancer peptide agents might simultaneously block formation of new tumor blood vessels while also inhibiting the growth of tumor cells. This early test of the two agents in a breast cancer model … Continue reading

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Living Vascular Grafts: Pitt Team Grows Arteries With Most Elastic Protein Reported

University of Pittsburgh researchers have grown arteries that exhibit the elasticity of natural blood vessels at the highest levels reported, a development that could overcome a major barrier to creating living-tissue replacements for damaged arteries, the team reports in the … Continue reading

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First Crystal Structure Of Enzyme That Works Inside Membranes

The structure of an enzyme that has many regulatory functions and breaks peptide bonds of proteins where they pass through membranes within the cell has been described for the first time by Yale School of Medicine researchers in Nature. The … Continue reading

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Global meeting to develop common approach on avian influenza and human pandemic influenza

The H5N1 avian influenza virus is firmly established among animals in Asia and has begun to extend its reach into Europe. From 7-9 November, more than 400 animal and human health experts, senior policy makers, economists and industry representatives will … Continue reading

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Ipsogen to present breast cancer program results at the upcoming 96th AACR annual meeting

Marseille, France, March 30, 2005 – Ipsogen SAS, a molecular diagnostic company developing tests to improve disease management of cancer patients, announced today that results concerning its breast cancer program have been selected for presentation in a symposium session at … Continue reading

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Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes

Compounds found in plastic products used to wrap or contain food and beverages have aroused concerns as possible cancer-causing agents because they can sometimes leach out of the plastic and migrate into the food, especially after heating or when the … Continue reading

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Exactech, Inc. Cleared By FDA For U.S. Distribution Of Equinoxe(R) Reverse Shoulder

Exactech Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products including orthopaedic implants and biologic materials, announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Equinoxe(R) Reverse … Continue reading

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