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Researchers Seek Blood Test for Early Lung Cancer Detection

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are trying to answer that question by working to develop a blood test for early detection of lung cancer. The National Cancer Institute awarded this endeavor a two-year $275,000 grant on Jan. 1.

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Higher Stress Among Minority and Low-Income Populations Can Lead to Health Disparities, Says Report

People with low incomes and racial/ethnic minority populations experience greater levels of stress than their more affluent, white counterparts, which can lead to significant disparities in both mental and physical health that ultimately affect life expectancy, according to a report from the American Psychological Association.

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What's Behind a Primary Election, Firing of the HIV/AIDS Advisory Council, Tax Reform Confusion, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

Go here for the latest political experts, features and research in U.S. Politics

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Mitchell Davey Studies Zambian Choral Music, Thanks to Research Fellowship

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After experiencing the rich musical and cultural traditions of Colombia with Gonzaga University’s Chamber Chorus in 2015, Mitchell Davey longed for a deeper understanding of the people he would meet during his next study abroad experience.

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Mirror Neuron Activity Predicts People’s Decision-Making in Moral Dilemmas, UCLA Study Finds

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Researchers found that the brain’s inferior frontal cortex is more active in people who are more averse to harming others when facing difficult ethical choices

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Felthous Receives AAPL's Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award

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Alan Felthous, M.D., director of forensic psychiatry at Saint Louis University has been named as the recipient of the Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).

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Study: Sleeping Sickness Not Just a Sleeping Disorder

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An international study from the O’Donnell Brain Institute shows one of Africa’s most lethal diseases is actually a circadian rhythm disorder caused by the acceleration of biological clocks controlling a range of vital functions besides sleep.

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People Who Sleep Less Than 8 Hours a Night More Likely to Suffer From Depression, Anxiety

Sleeping less than the recommended eight hours a night is associated with intrusive, repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety or depression, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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New Year's Resolution to Lose Weight? How Far Is Too Far?

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Emotions: Not for the Powerful

A new international study undertaken at the University of Haifa and in the United States and the Netherlands found that people with high social status are perceived as insincere when they apologize for a transgression. “This perception applies to the world of business and work, and it’s reasonable to assume it applies to politicians, too. The more senior they are, the less authentic their emotions are perceived as being,” says Dr. Arik Cheshin of the University of Haifa, one of the authors of the study







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