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What autism can teach us about brain cancer: Both disorders involve faults in same protein

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Applying lessons learned from autism to brain cancer, researchers have discovered why elevated levels of the protein NHE9 add to the lethality of the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma.

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What Autism Can Teach Us About Brain Cancer

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Applying lessons learned from autism to brain cancer, researchers have discovered why elevated levels of the protein NHE9 add to the lethality of the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. Their discovery suggests that drugs designed to target NHE9 could help to successfully fight the deadly disease.

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Santa Maria Man Beats Breast Cancer, Shares Story To Encourage Men

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, but it's not just a “female thing”.

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Santa Maria Man Beats Breast Cancer, Shares Story To Encourage Men

New genetic clues found in fragile X syndrome

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Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have gained new insight into fragile X syndrome — the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability — by studying the case of a person without the disorder, but with two of its classic symptoms.

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The Most Important New Drug Of 2014

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It’s a tie. Since 2012, I’ve been picking the most important new medicine approved each year

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Baker: New fish science report paints dizzying picture for industry future

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It might be one of the most important fish science reports in years, but it was released with so little fanfare, you could forgive even the most hardcore of fisheries observers for missing it.

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Birds Evolved in 'Big Bang,' New Family Tree Reveals

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A new family tree of the world's bird species may be the most complete one ever made, and reveals some surprising relationships, as well as showing how characteristics such as birdsong evolved. More than 200 scientists at 80 institutions spent more than four years sequencing the genomes of bird species and analyzing them using supercomputers as part of a massive effort to reconstruct how birds …

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School of Medicine to build downtown

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The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.

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Thomas Caskey joins NextCODE

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — NextCODE Health, which provides the most proven system for applying genome sequence data to deliver better medicine, today announced the appointment of Dr C Thomas Caskey as senior vice president for medical science and diagnostics. Dr Caskey, who is professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor School of Medicine and founder of its Medical …

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Key factor discovered in progression of liver cancer

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One of the most aggressive and common forms of liver cancer is hepatocellular carcinoma. A team of researchers has now identified the crucial key factor involved in the development and progression of this malignant type of tumour: the AXL receptor supports cancer-promoting processes and slows down cancer-inhibiting factors

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