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New Clue to Cancer Protection in Down Syndrome

Down syndrome causes mental retardation and a host of health problems. But it also appears to protect people from cancer. Researchers have now found a potential genetic mechanism for this protective e[...]

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Most common causes of death in people with lupus

Until recently, the most common cause of death in people with lupus was kidney failure.  Now, with better therapies, access to dialysis, and the possibility of kidney transplantation, the frequency of[...]