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Article ID: 699140

Statins Associated with Improvement of Rare Lung Disease

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. The research also suggested that two new tests could help diagnose the condition.

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Article ID: 699138

Key Factor May Be Missing From Models That Predict Disease Outbreaks From Climate Change

Indiana University

A study led by Indiana University suggests that computer models used to predict the spread of epidemics from climate change -- such as crop blights or disease outbreaks -- may not take into account an important factor in predicting their severity.

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16-Aug-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699137

Blood Test Could Detect Kidney Cancer Up to Five Years Prior to Clinical Diagnosis

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A team of investigators led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) medical oncologist Rupal Bhatt, MD, PhD, has demonstrated that a molecule called KIM-1, a protein present in the blood of some patients with renal cell carcinoma is present at elevated levels at the time of diagnosis, can also serve as a tool to predict the disease’s onset up to five years prior to diagnosis

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Article ID: 699130

Wellesley Professor Discusses Boston Globe’s #FreePress Effort to Combat Anti-Media Rhetoric

Wellesley College

The current administration has a documented adversarial relationship with the media—frequently referring to the reporting of many outlets as “fake news” and calling the press the “enemy of the people.

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GW Researchers Publish Review Article on Developing Vaccines for Human Parasites

George Washington University

Researchers from the George Washington University published an article in Trends in Parasitology outlining their lessons learned while creating vaccine candidates for hookworm and schistosomiasis.

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Rowan’s Online Legal Studies Program Ranked Among Best in Study

Rowan University

Rowan University this summer was included on a College Choice list of institutions offering the best and most affordable online legal studies programs.

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Article ID: 699128

Wheat Code Finally Cracked; Wheat Genome Sequence Will Bring Stronger Wheat Varieties to Farmers

Kansas State University

Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the world's most widely-cultivated crop.

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Trump’s ‘Vilification of the Press Harms This Country and Its People’

Northwestern University

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