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Penn study finds pro-death proteins required to regulate healthy immune function

...ion, called reactive oxygen species or ROS, were not produced. And because ROS tell the cell to divide, cell proliferation is compromised. Although thompsons group investigated the function of Bax and Bak in T cells, the team thinks their findings will likely apply to many different cell types. When a cell ...
Thompsons in Biological Technology

Could Tommy Thompsons next stop be Transportation, Homeland Security, or the private sector?

Trying to guess Tommy Thompsons next career move is like attempting to count the number of beans in a jar. You can see through the glass and make an educated guess but you rarely come close enough to win the prize. That important disclaimer aside, here are some long-shot predictions about wha...

Mr. Jackson Goes to Washington

...learing my conscience by exercising my voice, which alone is a great feeling, the most interesting event of the three-day journey was a visit to Tommy thompsons Command Center at HHS. That is an amazing facility! I have to admit when I walked into the Center, not even the fresh dark suit could hide the drool...

The doctor is in: Thompson prescribes better health information technology

...-based infrastructure would make it possible for information to flow quickly within a hospital or across health systems. Initial steps announced at thompsons summit include the adoption of 15 standards for allowing the electronic exchange of clinical health information among federal agencies, the creation o...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue ... prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to ... the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link ... men with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with ... the presence of the most aggressive and rapidly growing ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary ... Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology ... Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular ... of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and ... regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has been ...
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(Date:4/18/2014)... adds a twist to the story of how barnyard chickens ... 21 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ... chickens that lived 200-2300 years ago in Europe, researchers report ... have looked far different from the chickens we know today. ... associate with modern domestic chickens -- such as their yellowish ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Ill. A drug under clinical trials to treat ... broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections ... by University of Illinois chemists and collaborators. , Led ... team determined the different ways the drug SQ109 attacks ... to target other pathogens from yeast to malaria ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... suggests that fish consumption advisories for expecting mothers ... contaminants like persistent organic pollutants (POPs). , ... including University of Toronto Scarborough PhD student Matt ... different levels of environmental contamination, a mother,s compliance ... the body influenced exposure in her children. , ...
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