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Breast cancer screening with digital mammography poses only a small risk of radiation-induced breast cancer for most women, a comprehensive modeling study has found. However, the research showed increased risk for women with large breasts or breast implants, who must often receive extra screening views, increasing their radiation exposure.
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Researchers have discovered a new mechanism of differentiation, as studied in megakaryocytes, the blood cells responsible for platelet production. The ultimate effect of this new pathway is an alternative splicing of messenger RNAs.
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The female sex hormone estrogen has anti-viral effects against the influenza A virus, commonly known as the flu, new research shows. The study supports why the flu may hit men harder than women.
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Two proteins have been identified that are important for the demethylation of DNA, report investigators.
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New and comprehensive analyses from six independent research teams examining breast cancer screening intervals have produced a unanimous finding -- that mammography screening every two years for average risk women ages 50 to 74 offers a favorable balance of benefits to harm.
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Previous studies have shown an association between high folic acid intake and a reduction in the immune system defenses needed to fight viral infections and cancer.
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A hormone that extends lifespan in mice by 40% is produced by specialized cells in the thymus gland, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
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Two genes have been identified that are critical to the development of the biggest leukaemia killer, acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
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Researchers have developed a speedy, controllable way to get two or more ingredients into the same tiny capsule and only have them mix when triggered by a signal like vibrations or heat.
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A new method by researchers in the UK and Belgium makes it possible to study the epigenome and transcriptome of a single cell at the same time.
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