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  • More New Therapies Emerge for Rare Diseases

    Encouraging and supporting research into rare diseases is paying off according to information posted by the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC). The organization reports a steady stream of new therapies since 2010; in fact, 128 of them. The organization’s goal is to develop 200 new rare disease treatments by 2020. The Consortium is the …

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    Posted on Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
  • MicroRNA Research Could Lead to New Treatment for Mesothelioma

    In the quest for an effective treatment against lung cancer and mesothelioma, researchers often dig deep into the genetic makeup of the diseases to understand how they grow. By figuring that out, they can then counteract the aggressive cancers by halting the growth. Researchers now say that it is a pair of microRNAs that should …

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    Posted on Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
  • Mesothelioma May be Controlled by Blocking Energy Sources of Cancer Cells

    MesotheliomaHelp has offered a variety of  articles recently about discoveries in the lab that could halt metastasis in aggressive cancers, such as mesothelioma. Researchers have identified several proteins that, when targeted by anti-cancer drugs, will halt the growth and spread of cancer. Now, researchers report they have  found the protein that provides the energy for …

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    Posted on Monday, Oct 6, 2014
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