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glioma

[glī′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant tumor derived from the supporting tissue of the central nervous system.
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Our research raises questions that, when answered, will lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in glioma development.
I think that speaks to something fundamental that neuroligin-3 is doing in high-grade glioma that we need to better understand.
The exact cause is unknown, but those who are older, exposed to radiation, and have a family history of glioma have a higher risk of developing a brain tumor, according to (http://www.
However, it is expressed i n all diffuse gliomas and nearly 100% of the glioma CSCs, which makes it a highly attractive drug target.
Seizures as presenting symptoms are well documented in literature due to early presentation and diagnosis of glioma 25,36.
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The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Pontine Glioma
Dr Elizabeth Stoll, from the University's Institute of Neuroscience, said: "Patients with malignant glioma currently receive a poor prognosis, and new interventions are desperately needed to increase the survival and quality of life for patients with the condition.
In the study, the scientists claimed to show that glioma cells grow more slowly if they are treated with a drug known as etomoxir, which prevents the cells from making energy with fatty acids.
Compared with men in manual roles, professional and managerial roles (intermediate and high non-manual jobs) were associated with a 20% heightened risk of glioma and a 50% heightened risk of acoustic neuroma.
The study also said that the rate at which glioma develops depends on the number of hours of use of these mobile phones.
The incidence rate of glioma per 10,000 person-years (adjusted for age, sex, and socioeconomic status) was 3.