When you think about the more than 200 bones that comprise the skeletal framework supporting your body, you probably envision them as sturdy, rigid, and unchanged. Actually, your bones are in a constant state of flux. Cells known as osteoclasts break down weakened portions of the bone, while cells called
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Imagine being cured of cancer, only to learn the treatment that saved your life caused you to develop heart failure. Or perhaps your risk factors for heart disease spiral out of control when you begin chemotherapy. More concerning: What if your doctor suggests you stop your cancer treatment because it’s
A blood test that takes just a few minutes is perhaps the most revealing measurement ever in-vented to assess a person’s overall health. A blood sample contains information from every part of the body.
“The most commonly ordered blood tests include a CBC (complete blood count), a lipid profile to detect
A new class of small-molecule compounds (MMRI) that appear suitable for development of leukemia- and lymphoma-targeted therapies has been discovered by a research team led by Dr. Xinjiang Wang, from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Buffalo, NY.
Researchers found that this new class of compounds