Items Tagged ‘proteins’

April 2, 2013

Just ‘Weight’ Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women’s Fat Absorption

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

New research conducted by Sylvia Santosa, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Exercise Science and Canada Research Chair in Clinical Nutrition, gives us a new look at the connection between fat storage and estrogen. By examining the fat storage process at a cellular level, Santosa and co-author Michael D. Jensen of the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: enzymes, estrogen, estrogen deficiency, fat storage, Medical News Today, menopause, Michael D. Jensen, proteins, Sylvia Santosa


March 4, 2013

Dasatinib thwarts brain cancer metastasis after bevacizumab use

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Bevacizumab therapy can provide significant but temporary clinical benefit in persons with recurrent glioblastoma, acknowledged Panos Z. Anastasiadis, PhD, chair of the Department of Cancer Biology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, and colleagues in┬átheir report for┬áPLOS One. The drug causes these brain tumors to shrink by depriving them of blood nutrients, but certain proteins […]

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Tags: bevacizumab therapy, blood nutrients, brain tumors, cancer cells, Department of Cancer Biology, Dr. Panos Z. Anastasiadis, Glioblastoma, Oncology Nurse Advisor, PLoS One, proteins


October 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall Street […]

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