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    Blood group and mortality risk

    Recent findings suggest nearly 6% of total deaths and 9% of cardiovascular deaths could be due to having non-O blood groups; Massimo Franchini and Giuseppe Lippi discuss possible mechanisms of these associations and the clinical implications.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:7
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    Higher mortality rate for non-O blood groups 

    Individuals with non-O blood groups have an increased rate of all-cause mortality and incident gastric cancer, possibly through the effects on blood biochemistry, supporting the clinical importance of blood group determination in assessing health risks.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:8
  • ADAR2 in glioblastoma

    ADAR2 modulates miRNA expression and editing in glioblastoma

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:5
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    Diet and prostate cancer

    Pao-Hwa Lin and colleagues review recent evidence for the effect of diet on prostate cancer incidence and progression, concluding that while some findings are inconsistent, consuming a healthy diet is a promising approach for prostate cancer prevention.

    BMC Medicine 2015, 13:3
  • Fusion gene detection

    TRUP is a method for detecting fusion genes in RNA-seq data from tumor specimens

    Genome Biology 2015, 16:7


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Wei Zhang

Director, Cancer Genomics Core Lab, University of Texas