Early life family structure and microbially induced cancer risk and more

January 15, 2007

In a 28 year study of 261 Japanese-American men who carried Helicobacter pylori belonging to a large family or being born later in the family was associated with a significantly increased risk of developing gastric adenocarcinoma late in life. These results suggest that early-life social environment plays a significant role in risk of microbially induced malignancies expressing five to eight decades later.

Citation: Blaser MJ, Nomura A, Lee J, Stemmerman GN, Perez-Perez GI (2007) Early-life family structure and microbially induced cancer risk. PLoS Med 4(1): e7.

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Citation: Lagiou P, Trichopoulos D (2007) Parental family structure, Helicobacter pylori, and gastric adenocarcinoma. PLoS Med 4(1): e25.

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Pagona Lagiou
University of Athens Medical School
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology
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A Novel Substrate-Based HIV-1 Protease Inhibitor Drug Resistance Mechanism

Changes in the cleavage site of the Gag substrate for the HIV protease can convey resistance to protease inhibitors and might contribute to virologic failure during therapy that includes these drugs.

Citation: Nijhuis M, van Maarseveen NM, Lastere S, Schipper P, Coakley E, et al. (2007) A novel substrate-based HIV-1 protease inhibitor drug resistance mechanism. PLoS Med 4(1): e36.

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