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Georgia State Announces New Media Production Center

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Georgia State University will revitalize an area adjacent to Woodruff Park by creating a media production center for education, research and entrepreneurship and partnerships with the Georgia film, music, games and arts industries.

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Salisbury University’s Tim Dunn, Author of Books on the US-Mexico Border, Can Discuss Obama’s Immigration Announcements

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HIV/AIDS Drugs Could Be Repurposed to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A landmark study published today in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, reports that HIV/AIDS drugs that have been used for the last 30 years could be repurposed to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, because of a previously undiscovered intrinsic and inflammatory activity those drugs possess.

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Turkey Bowl Football Games Cause Spike in Injuries

Traditional pick-up football games on Thanksgiving cause a spike in sprains, contusions, broken bones and other injuries.

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Streamlining Thin Film Processing for Electrodes, Display Screens

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Energy storage devices and computer screens may seem worlds apart, but they’re not. When associate professor Qi Hua Fan of the South Dakota State University electrical engineering and computer science department set out to make a less expensive supercapacitor for storing renewable energy, he developed a new plasma technology that will streamline the production of display screens.

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Holiday Overeating Can Be Big Problem for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Overindulging at a holiday party or two this season isn’t going make a big difference in someone’s health. But it could be a much different story for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Changing the Course of Prostate Cancer Treatment: Life Expectancy Estimation, Active Surveillance, and Drug Development

NCCN has published the 20th annual edition of the NCCN Guidelines® for Prostate Cancer, one of the eight original NCCN Guidelines published in November 1996.

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New Model of Follow Up for Breast Cancer Patients

Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.

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Life's Extremists May Be an Untapped Source of Antibacterial Drugs

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Life's extremists, a family of microbes called Archaea, may be an untapped source of new antibacterial drugs. That conclusion arises from the discovery of the first antibacterial gene in this ancient lineage.

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studied for Stroke Rehab

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are trying to help patients who have suffered a stroke to improve arm movement by stimulating the brain using a device called a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS).

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