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1Protein's impact on colorectal cancer is dappledUC San Diego Health System, July 01, 2015
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3Risk of bowel cancer reduced by taking aspirin for Lynch syndrome patientsUniversity of Melbourne News, June 29, 2015
4Tiny particles in blood useful for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancerThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, June 26, 2015
5UAB among the first to enroll in national clinical trial for novel fecal incontinence treatmentUAB Medicine, June 26, 2015
6Maternal stress alters offspring gut and brain through vaginal microbiomeEndocrine Society News, June 26, 2015
7Study identifies multiple genetic changes linked to increased pancreatic cancer riskJohns Hopkins Medicine, June 26, 2015
8A gel that can make drugs last longerAgency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) News, June 26, 2015
9Discovery targets dormant bowel cancer cells before they form secondary tumoursUniversity of Melbourne News, June 26, 2015
10New approach holds promise for earlier, easier detection of colorectal cancerCalifornia Institute of Technology News, June 26, 2015

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Predictors of sustained binge drinking

As reported in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, sustained binge drinkers have an earlier onset, drink monthly in secondary school, binged in their 20s, exhibit impulsivity and novelty-seeking, and have depressive symptoms during adolescence compared to those who stop binge drinking.

SIRT3 expression improves prognosis in gastric cancer

As reported in the World Journal of Surgery, SIRT3 expression improves the prognosis in patients with gastric cancer (n=221). Specifically, the 5-year OS was 51.2% and 39.1% in patients who do and do not express SIRT3, respectively. The 5-year DFS was 49.6% and 38.0% in patients who do and do not express SIRT3, respectively. Patients who do not express SIRT3 are characterized by increased poor cellular differentiation, increased diffuse-type Lauren’s histology, and increases scirrhous-type stromal reactions, suggesting the SIRT3 functions as a tumor suppressor.

Risk factors for CHC-related death identified

As reported in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, the following risk factors for chronic hepatitis C (CHC)-related deaths have been identified (n=8250 CHC patients; n=144 CHC-related deaths): α-IFN therapy (AOR=0.53); liver cirrhosis (AOR=2.89); hepatocellular carcinoma versus CHC (AOR=8.82); hypertension (AOR=1.76); alcohol consumption (AOR=1.73); and HBsAg positivity (AOR=22.28).

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