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Following a protein's travel inside cells is key to improving patient monitoring, drug development

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(Virginia Tech) Virginia Tech chemical engineer Chang Lu and his colleagues have used a National Science Foundation grant to develop a technique to detect subcellular location of a protein.

AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars

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(American Gastroenterological Association) The American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 American Gastroenterological Association Research Scholars.

RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents

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(Lifespan) Parents and physicians concerned about an increase in adolescents' marijuana use following the legalization of medical marijuana can breathe a sigh of relief. According to a new study at Rhode Island Hospital, which compared 20 years worth of data from states with and without medical marijuana laws, legalizing the drug did not lead to increased use among adolescents. The study is published online in advance of print in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Scientists identify cancer specific cell for potential treatment of gastric cancer

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(National University of Singapore) A team of scientists led by a researcher from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore at the National University of Singapore has identified the cancer specific stem cell which causes gastric cancer. This discovery opens up the possibility of developing new drugs for the treatment of this disease and other types of cancers.

Non-uniform genetic mutations identified in lung cancers could lead to targeted treatment

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(University of Melbourne) Victorian researchers have extensively studied three of the more common genetic mutations and their distribution across individual lung cancers to see if they matched up to regions of different tumor architecture under the microscope.