Welcome to BioMed Central's Endocrinology Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.
Mice lacking fibroblast growth factor FGFR4 in the liver showed delayed breast cancer progression, showing a role for systemic endocrine FGF signaling in breast carcinogenesis.
Human fetal pancreatic progenitor cells can differentiate into insulin-producing cells and form islet-like structures in vitro, and are capable of secreting insulin to reduce hyperglycemia on transplantation into diabetic nude mice.
Methodogical flaws in European orphan medicinal product clinical trials may be commonly overlooked. A new study presents some of the shortcomings in clinical decision-making, and recommends a more demanding regulatory process.
An examination of global and gene specific DNA methylation patterns in children with twin-twin transfusion syndrome, a complication of disproportionate blood supply.
Current knowledge 'gaps' in the understanding of breast cancer are examined, and research should focus on these to improve future clinical care.
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