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New comparative research demonstrates the complex molecular signatures that correlate with lens regeneration in newts.
Loewen et al. discuss how exploiting the role of long noncoding RNA HOTAIR in proliferation, survival, invasion, metastasis, and drug resistance in lung cancer cells could potentially diagnose and treat lung cancer.
Analysis from the 1990 and 2010 Global Burden of Diseases studies reveal that non-communicable diseases account for 91.3% of total deaths in Spain, the majority of which is attributable to cardiovascular, circulatory diseases and neoplasm.
Cristina Vazquez-Guillamet and Marin H Kollef review treatment options for Gram-positive infections in critically ill patients and highlight the need for timely and appropriate antibiotic therapy.
The use of rapid diagnostic techniques in intensive care unit (ICU) patients to detect infections, such as skin and soft tissue- and urinary tract infections, are reviewed by Almudena Burillo and Emilio Bouza.
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