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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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Scientists discover how antibiotic molec…

August 23, 2011 by Cambridge University

Scientists have discovered how a molecule that was first discovered in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread, reveals research published in Nature Chemistry this week.   Cambridge research, funded by the Biotechnology...

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Living with Glaucoma: It’s all in the Fa…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma can quietly damage the eye and optic nerve even before a person notices vision problems   With today’s improved treatments, glaucoma patients no longer face inevitable blindness, but preserving vision depends on seeing an Eye M.D. (ophthalmologist)...

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People With Allergies May Have Lower Ris…

September 24, 2012 by Emily Caldwell

New study strengthens scientists’ belief that something about having allergies or a related factor lowers the risk for this cancer   COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link...

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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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Learning How Gut Bacteria Influence Heal…

September 29, 2011 by New York University School of Medicine

Scientists have deciphered the genome of a bacterium implicated as a key player in regulating the immune system of mice   The genomic analysis provides the first glimpse of its unusually sparse genetic blueprint and offers hints about...

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Mold exposure in infancy increases…

Infants who live in "moldy” homes are three times more likely to...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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The American Academy of Family…

Facts About The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)   The American Academy of...

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Women in Medicine: How Female…

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to...

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