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Molecular Cell. PrimPol, the enzyme that helps cells tolerate DNA damage, may contribute to the development of leukaemia Sometimes everything needs to be perfect, but sometimes it’s the opposite: you have to turn a...
Mechanism discovered that helps viruses like monkeypox to block and evade our cellular defence system Basic Research
Nature Communications. Mechanism discovered that helps viruses like monkeypox to block and evade our cellular defence system A defence mechanism that human cells possess against viruses such as monkeypox, herpes simplex and...
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Elisabete Weiderpass: “There are many substances for which we have clear evidence that they are carcinogenic, but they are still on the market. It is a political decision, not a scientific one” Elisabete Weiderpass heads up the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), whose reports...
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Genome Biology. Genetic variant found that predisposes people to slimness, carried by 60% of Europeans How much do genes influence our body weight? For the general population this influence is estimated...
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Clinical Cancer Research. Molecular basis of resistance to one of the main treatments for multiple myeloma identified Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects plasma cells, the blood cells involved in the...
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Science Advances. The exceptional case of a person who has survived twelve tumours opens up new avenues for early diagnosis and immunotherapy in cancer, say CNIO researchers The life of the person featured in the study published today in the journal Science Advances has...
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Cancers. A study by the CNIO Familial Cancer Unit helps identify a new candidate gene for breast cancer predisposition Hereditary and environmental factors are involved in breast cancer. Of the hereditary factors, nine...
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Treatment of pulmonary fibrosis should focus on the telomeres of the cells that regenerate the lungs, according to a new study by CNIO researchers Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis could become the first degenerative disease to be treated through the...
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“Immunotherapy is one of the most promising treatment options for cancer today,” says Maria A. Blasco on World Cancer Research Day “Today’s research is tomorrow’s treatment,” said the Director of the Spanish National Cancer...