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Melanoma Treatment News: PROMISING NEW DRUG STOPS SPREAD OF MELANOMA BY 90 PERCENT

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(SOURCE: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY) – Michigan State University researchers have discovered that a chemical compound, and potential new drug, reduces the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90 percent. The man-made, small-molecule drug compound goes after a gene’s ability to produce RNA molecules and certain proteins in melanoma tumors. This gene activity, or transcription process, […]

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Scleroderma Research News: Gene activity predicts progression of autoimmune disease, researchers find

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(SOURCE: STANFORD UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER) – Stanford researchers and their collaborators have found a way to tell whether patients with systemic sclerosis were improving during drug treatment a year before a standard clinical test could. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and six other institutions have designed a new diagnostic tool for a rare and […]