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DNA ‘Shield’ Discovered with Crucial Roles in Normal Cell Division, the Immune System & Cancer
DNA ‘Shield’ Discovered with Crucial Roles in Normal Cell Division, the Immune System & Cancer
News   Jul 19, 2018

Scientists have made a major discovery about how cells repair broken strands of DNA that could have huge implications for the treatment of cancer.

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A Mechanism of Drug Resistance in Breast & Ovarian Cancer
A Mechanism of Drug Resistance in Breast & Ovarian Cancer
News   Jul 19, 2018

Researchers have discovered the molecular means by which some cancers caused by errors in the gene BRCA1 evade treatment by drugs custom-tailored to kill them.

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart and Circulatory Diseases a Top Priority for the UK
Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart and Circulatory Diseases a Top Priority for the UK
News   Jul 19, 2018

NHS commits to a new focus around heart and circulatory diseases in 10 year plan

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UCL Technology Fund Investment MeiraGTx Raises $75 Million in IPO
UCL Technology Fund Investment MeiraGTx Raises $75 Million in IPO
News   Jul 19, 2018

MeiraGTx Holdings plc raised $75 million of gross proceeds upon close of the company’s initial public offering (IPO).

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CRISPR Screening Reveals Drug Target for Sickle Cell Disease
CRISPR Screening Reveals Sickle Cell Disease Target
News   Jul 19, 2018

A key signaling protein, known as heme-regulated inhibitor (HRI), has been identified as a potential therapeutic target for the development of drugs to treat sickle cell disease, using a CRISPR screening approach.

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New Target Protein for Colon Cancer Identified
New Target Protein for Colon Cancer Identified
News   Jul 18, 2018

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have identified a new potential target protein (c-Cbl) they believe can help further the understanding of colon cancer and ultimately survival of patients with the disease.

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Processed Meats Associated with Manic Episodes
Processed Meats Associated with Manic Episodes
News   Jul 18, 2018

Analysis of over 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates—chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks—may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state.

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Genetic Factors Leading to Rare Bone Fusion Disorder Identified
Genetic Factors Leading to Rare Bone Fusion Disorder Identified
News   Jul 18, 2018

Genome sequencing establishes multiple genes responsible for a rare condition that cause bone fusion

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Regenerative Medicine Meets Clever Engineering to Accommodate Bone Grafts
Regenerative Medicine Meets Clever Engineering to Accommodate Bone Grafts
News   Jul 18, 2018

Personalized bone grafts developed to repair bone defects from disease or injury

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3D Super-Resolution Nanoscopes Used To Identify Amyloid Plaques
3D Super-Resolution Nanoscopes Used To Identify Amyloid Plaques
News   Jul 17, 2018

A new development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease

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