Search Tag: microRNA

Cardiology Management

Study Identifies Biomarker Associated With Atrial Fibrillation

2017 12 May

A new microRNA biomarker has been identified that may have a strong association with the incidence of atrial fibrillation. The findings were presented today at Heart Rhythm 2017, the Heart Rhythms Society's 38th Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago. See Also : New Source of Electrical Instability in the Heart Researchers from Intermountain... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Markers Associated with AFib Recurrence After Ablation

2017 20 Mar

Certain molecules – known as circulating microRNA – are associated with the recurrence of atrial fibrillation ("erratic heartbeats") in some patients after ablation therapy, according to new research presented at the American College of Cardiology's Scientific Session in Washington, D.C. These molecules could be used as screening tools to identify... Read more

Lab Management

microRNAs May Limit Cancer Spread

2015 08 Feb

In the recent issue of the journal Oncotarget, Ralph Weichselbaum, chairman of radiation oncology and co-director of the Ludwig Center for Metastasis Research at the University of Chicago, and his colleges present a glimpse of oligometastasis.   Oligometastasis refers to a stage of cancer in which a primary tumour has spawned only a few localised... Read more