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Month: February 2014

Kidney Cancer linked to the herb Aristolochia, aka Birthwort

Using genomic sequencing, researchers have confirmed a link between a plant compound contained in common herbal remedies and upper urinary tract cancer. For their study, genomic sequencing experts at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore partnered with pharmacologists at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY to reveal a striking mutational signature of upper urinary tract cancers caused …

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