Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 12, 2016
RNA sequencing opens door to accurate, highly specific test for prostate cancer
A study on non-coding RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) from prostate cancer patients has identified a series of new prostate cancer markers which can be found in urine.

Study finds kidney transplant donation rates vary widely across Europe
A new Europe-wide survey shows significant country-to-country differences in rates of kidney transplant donors.

Potential new therapeutic target for hypertension may offer less side effects
The recent discovery of a molecule that rescues damaged blood vessels, yet preserves healthy vessels, could serve as a springboard for a new pharmaceutical therapy with fewer side effects for hypertension.

Almost 1/3 of infertile men at increased risk of metabolic diseases as they age
Men with fertility problems are at increased risk of metabolic diseases as they age, according to work being presented at the European Association of Urology conference in Munich.
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