Unique molecular atlas of pancreas produced
The first molecular map of the genes that are active in the various cells of the human pancreas has now been produced by researchers. They have also revealed differences in genetic activity between people with type 2 diabetes and healthy controls.
Tamoxifen resistance linked to high estrogen levels in utero
Resistance to tamoxifen therapy in some estrogen receptor positive breast cancers may originate from in utero exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals, research in animal studies suggests. This study provides a new path forward in human research as about half of the breast cancers treated with this common cancer therapy do not respond well, say researchers.
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