1. Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition

    ( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) Dana-Farber scientists pinpoint a molecular cause of cachexia, a wasting of fat and muscle occurring in half of all cancer patients, and identify a protein that when blocked might prevent the condition.

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    1. You would have expected, based on our first experiments in cell culture, that blocking PTHrP in the mice would reduce browning of the fat.
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