Variant of the p53 gene, commonly known as tumor suppressor gene, increases tumor cell metabolism. A genetic variant of mutant p53 is associated with increased mitochondrial function and poorer prognosis for breast cancer patients.
Hormonal birth control doesn't cause depression in women. Pregnant moms will sometimes have a higher depression risk, not necessarily because of the drugs, but because they have that risk to start with.
Maintaining an interest in school and having good reading, writing skills will not only help a teenager get good grades in high school but could also be predictors of educational, occupational success decades later.
A potential novel pathway to treat the harmful effects of cocaine on the cardiovascular system has been discovered. While the results are promising, the study has limitations as it was conducted in mice.