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Scientists Identify Protein That Promotes Cancers, Heart Disease; Create Substance to Block Its Effects, American Chemical Society Reveals



8/22/2012 7:30:52 AM

Strong scientific evidence suggests that high levels of a blood protein called galectin-3 may increase the risk of heart attacks, cancer and other diseases, and help forecast the outcome of those diseases, a scientist reported in Philadelphia on August 21 at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society.

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