Tag: "propels" at biology news
Intrinsic eye protein halts angiogenesis
...s. Angiogenesis, or blood vessel growth, is what propels
the growth of cancerous tumors and blinding conditions like macular degeneration. Because healthy corneas are avascular (free of blood vessels) they have long been the testing grounds for anti-angiogenesis drugs intended to treat conditions in other ...
High HPV concentrations combined with smoking significantly raise risks of cervical cancer
...ts that both may create a biochemical synergy that propels
the disease. The researchers looked at "Pap" smear examination data from 105,760 Swedish women and identified 499 women with cervical cancer in situ, along with 499 cancer-free women as controls. For these women, they compared their smoking behavior...