A new algorithm created by Dr. Philip Bradley and colleagues could aid the development of tools to decode T-cell receptor sequences and, ultimately, improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancers, reported this week in Nature.
Dr. Katherine A. Guthrie, a biostatistician in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch, is co-leading a $7 million grant that includes a multicenter clinical trial that will compare popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms ranging from dryness and atrophy (thinning and shrinking of the tissues) to itching, irritation and painful intercourse.
Mothers nearly 40 percent less likely to have the disease
April 12, 2010
| By Colleen Steelquist
A new study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists finds that women who give birth may have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who remain childless, but the potential protective effect seems to fade over the years.