Image of the Month – Triple immunofluorescence of MCF-7 breast cancer cells.
Articles / Cancer / imaging

Image of the Month – Triple immunofluorescence of MCF-7 breast cancer cells.

IMAGE OF THE MONTH: MCF-7 breast cancer cells: Triple immunofluorescence for estrogen receptor (in red), androgen receptor (in green) and glucocorticoid receptor (in blue) demonstrates marked cellular heterogeneity. Image courtesy of Drs. Michael Mancini and Fabio Stossi of the Baylor College of Medicine Integrated Microscopy Core. Continue reading

STAT6 may explain mortality associated with some asthma drugs
Asthma / immunology

STAT6 may explain mortality associated with some asthma drugs

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. The “black box” warning on some long-acting beta agonists – drugs used to ward off asthma attacks – mandates that such medications be sold as combination agents that contain a steroid to prevent the rare episodes of medication-associated deaths. Large studies of populations of people on these drugs have showed a … Continue reading

C-section delivery does not decrease at-birth fracture rates in infants with rare bone disease
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C-section delivery does not decrease at-birth fracture rates in infants with rare bone disease

By Glenna Vickers Babies born with a rare bone disorder known as osteogenesis imperfecta do not have fewer bone fractures at birth when delivered surgically (a Cesarean delivery), said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine. The new research, published in the journal Genetics in Medicine, is the first study to come … Continue reading