NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Olaia Rodriguez Fraga
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Antineoplastic agents have progressed in a remarkable way over the last years. The introduction of targeted therapies has increased the cure and remission rates in some cancers and has even turned certain cancers into chronic diseases that can be controlled or managed for months or years.  However,...(Read More)
By Rojeet Shrestha, MS
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It is now well known that oxidation of lipids and lipoproteins have immense effects on the development of atherosclerosis. Since hydroperoxides are the major products of lipid peroxidation, its identification and measurement can provide valuable information, including primary prevention of coronary...(Read More)
By Verena Gounden, MBChB, FCP, MMed and Zhen Zhao, PhD, DABCC
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​MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short strands of RNA that act as post-transcriptional regulators. Research in various disease processes from cancer to cardiovascular disease has found that miRNAs play a role in disease pathogenesis and have potential as biomarkers and therapeutic agents. However, as with a...(Read More)
By James H. Nichols, PhD, DABCC, FACB
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The healthcare in the United States is a lot like dining out. Sometimes you can experience a restaurant with great service and have a fantastic meal, but other times, the food is cold or not what you ordered. In healthcare, patients can have a great experience, and other times errors occur.  Incorr...(Read More)
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