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Girl facing fatal brain disease gets tailor-made drug

Mila Makovec, pictured at age 2, was diagnosed with Batten disease at age 6. (Photo by Cliff Grassmick/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera via Getty Images)) When Mila Makovec was diagnosed with a rare neurological condition at age 6, her prognosis was grim. The condition, known as Batten disease, is fatal, with death usually occurring in […]

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Researchers relate amplification of chromosomal region with resistance to chemotherapeutic drug in breast cancer

Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), with the participation of collaborators from the Baylor College of Medicine (Houston) and the University Institute of Oncology of Asturias (IUOPA), publish today in Cancer Research a study where they relate the high number of copies of a chromosomal region with the appearance of resistance to a […]