Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that approximately one in 5,000 young boys in the U.S. have Duchenne or Becker muscular dystrophy, two of the more common inherited neuromuscular disorders.
2/23/2015 | 1 comment
Along with the stethoscope and the tongue depressor, the reflex hammer is one of the objects most commonly associated with a visit to the physician’s office. Yet this decidedly low tech piece of medical equipment – which dates back to the 19th century – may hold the key to diagnosing one of the most complex neurological disorders.
6/12/2013 | 1 comment