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Gender differences in gratitude: examining appraisals, narratives, the willingness to express emotions, and changes in psychological needs.
Previous work suggests women might possess an advantage over men in experiencing and benefiting from gratitude. We examined whether women perceive and react to gratitude differently than men. In… Expand
Recruitment of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Into Prostate Tumors Promotes Metastasis
Tumors recruit mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to facilitate healing, which induces their conversion into cancer-associated fibroblasts that facilitate metastasis. However, this process is poorly… Expand
Why Gratitude Enhances Well-Being: What We Know, What We Need to Know
Gratitude is held in high esteem by virtually everyone, at all times, in all places. From ancient religious scriptures through modern social science research, gratitude is advanced as a desirable… Expand
Hypoxia Stabilizes GAS6/Axl Signaling in Metastatic Prostate Cancer
The receptor tyrosine kinase Axl is overexpressed in a variety of cancers and is known to play a role in proliferation and invasion. Previous data from our laboratory indicate that Axl and its ligand… Expand
Overexpression of miR-155 causes expansion, arrest in terminal differentiation and functional activation of mouse natural killer cells.
It is known that microRNAs (miRs) are involved in lymphocyte development, homeostasis, activation, and occasionally malignant transformation. In this study, a miR-155 transgene (tg) was driven to be… Expand
Lenalidomide-mediated enhanced translation of C/EBPα-p30 protein up-regulates expression of the antileukemic microRNA-181a in acute myeloid leukemia.
Recently, we showed that increased miR-181a expression was associated with improved outcomes in cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia (CN-AML). Interestingly, miR-181a expression was… Expand
Overview of the Use of Murine Models in Leukemia and Lymphoma Research
Murine models have been adopted as a significant and powerful tool in the study of cancer. The applications of murine models of cancer are numerous: mechanism discovery, oncogenesis, molecular… Expand
Cross-cultural validity of the thyroid-specific quality-of-life patient-reported outcome measure, ThyPRO
AbstractBackground and purposeThyroid diseases are common and often affect quality of life (QoL). No cross-culturally validated patient-reported outcome measuring thyroid-related QoL is available.… Expand
The (miR)e of CTCL.
In this issue of Blood, Ito et al demonstrate pathogenic implications of microRNA-150 (miR-150) repression in an aggressive form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Noncoding RNAs, such as microRNA,… Expand