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Scientists Identify Key Gene That Protects Against Leukemia

Researchers have identified a gene that controls the rapid production and differentiation of the stem cells that produce all blood cell types -- a discovery that could eventually open the door to more streamlined treatments for leukemia and other blood cancers, in which blood cells proliferate ou...

Harvest Technologies Announces Patient Education Website, www.CLIclinicalstudy.com : Supports first randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial in the U.S. using autologous adult stem cells to treat patients with end-stage Critical Limb Ischemia

Harvest Technologies Corp. ( www.harvesttech.com ) announced today that its new patient-education website, www.CLIclinicalstudy.com , is now “live”. The site is intended to offer persons who are considering enrolling in the Company’s clinical trial and their referring physician...

Gene Variant Boosts Risk for Stress-Related Ischemia

Patients 3 times more likely to suffer dangerous spike in blood flow to heart, study finds TUESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified a gene variation in heart disease patients who are so vulnerable to the physical effects of mental stress that it causes a major ...

Parental Involvement Key to Battling Bulimia

Study found twice the success rate when parents took part in therapy TUESDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Parents can play a significant role in the treatment of teens with bulimia, a new study has found. When parents were involved in a treatment program, the percentage of teens abl...

Partial-match cell transplants for kids with resistant leukemia

Children with most resistant leukemia can be treated with a superior method of blood stem cell transplantations, when regular treatment fails, as showed by the clinicians at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. // The St. Jude technique allows blood stem cells to come from parents or un...

Pomegranate Juice Consumption May Improve Myocardial Ischemia

Researchers from California have discovered that daily consumption of pomegranate juice may improve stress-induced myocardial ischemia in patients who have coronary heart disease (CHD). // Pomegranate juice is known to contain antioxidants such as soluble polyphenols, tannins, and anthocyanins....

Blood Transfusion May Not Be Required For Thalassaemia

The most common form of thalassaemia disease may not require blood transfusion as a treatment procedure. Hemoglobin E ? thalassaemia—the commonest form of severe thalassaemia in many Asian// countries—can be managed without transfusion in many patients, suggests a research letter published onl...

Night Light Found To Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

According to a new study the healthiest environment for your child at bedtime would be a pitch-black room as researchers say increased light at night may put children at risk for leukemia.// In the past, research has found a correlation between night workers and an increased risk for breast can...

Athletes Warned Of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia

Novice athletes who are training for marathon running events may be a danger from exercise-associated //hyponatremia (EAH) that can develop from low levels of sodium in the body. The risk to the condition is heightened when the athletes drink excess amounts of fluids during exercises. Awarenes...

Skin Allergies Found To Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

People who suffer from certain skin allergies are more likely to develop blood-related cancers when they get older. Research shows // people who experience hives are more likely to develop leukemia. Those who have eczema in childhood are about two-times more likely to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphom...

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MIA in Biological Technology

Quantitation of the Protein MIA as a Marker for Chondrocytes in Research Samples

MIA (Melanoma Inhibitory Activity) was cloned as a secreted protein from human melanoma cell lines [1]. MIA is expressed in and secreted from malignant melanomas and chondrocytes [2, 3]. As MIA expression in chondrocytes ...

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...ol for Template Preparations Tools for Proteomic Science II Quantitation of the Protein mia as a Marker for Chondrocytes in Research Samples A Further Step in Understanding Apoptosis Direct Detection of PARP Cleavage...
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