• Elevated Liver Cancer Risk for Older Hep B-Cleared Patients

    One year ago - By Medscape

    Even after a functional cure for hepatitis B is achieved, the risk for hepatocellular carcinoma persists in older patients, new research warns.
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  • Henrietta Lacks Film Highlights Research Issues

    One year ago - By Web MD

    The story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American cervical cancer patient whose tumor cancer cells changed the course of biomedical research, will debut on HBO.
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  • Using CRISPR to reverse retinitis pigmentosa and restore visual function

    One year ago - By ScienceDaily

    Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9, researchers have reprogrammed mutated rod photoreceptors to become functioning cone photoreceptors, reversing cellular degeneration and restoring visual function in two mouse models of retinitis pigmentosa.
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  • RCSI researchers discover that function of KCNQ1 gene is linked to survival of colon cancer patients

    One year ago - By News Medical

    Researchers from RCSI and the University of Nice, France, have discovered the function of a gene called KCNQ1 that is directly related to the survival of colon cancer patients.
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