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Mayo Clinic Identifies a Key Cellular Pathway in Prostate Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have shed light on a new mechanism by which prostate cancer develops in men. Central to development of nearly all prostate cancer cases are malfunctions in the androgen receptor — the cellular component that binds to male hormones. The research team has shown that [...]

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Researchers Discover Stem Cell Senescence Drives Aging

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that adult progenitor cells , or stem cells — important for repair and regeneration of skeletal muscle and maintenance of healthy fat tissue — are subject to cellular senescence, and that clearance of these cells limits age-related deterioration of these tissues.  Jan van Deursen, Ph.D., a [...]

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