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Chemotherapeutic agents can have the opposite effect of tissue overgrowth in normal tissues

Vanderbilt University researchers have reported the counterintuitive discovery that certain chemotherapeutic agents used to treat tumors can have the opposite effect of tissue overgrowth in normal, intact mammary glands, epidermis and hair follicles. The researchers also are the first to report the discovery of an innate immune signaling pathway in fibroblasts—the spindle-shaped cells responsible for […]

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Man, 20, ages five times faster than normal

The 20-year-old who is trapped in the body of a pensioner: Progeria patient defies odds to survive into adulthood as he reveals he endures ‘the same health issues your grandparents have’ Harry Crowther was diagnosed with non-classical progeria at seven Thought to be the only male in the world with this form of the condition […]