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Hemp Shows Potential for Treating Ovarian Cancer

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Sara Biela and Chase Turner, graduate students in the lab of Wasana Sumanasekera at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy in Kentucky, will present new findings tied to hemp’s anti-cancer properties at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology annual meeting during the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting to be held April 21-25 in San Diego.

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Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center First to Dose Patient in New Breast Cancer Study

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Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center is the first to dose a patient in a study for an experimental drug to treat metastatic breast cancer in post-menopausal women.

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Applying Network Analysis to Natural History

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

By using network analysis to search for communities of marine life in the fossil records of the Paleobiology Database, the team, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was able to quantify the ecological impacts of major events like mass extinctions and may help us anticipate the consequences of a “sixth mass extinction.”

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Virginia Mason Medical Center Creates Consulting Group to Serve Hospitals, With Rural Focus

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Virginia Mason Medical Center, a national leader in health care quality, safety and innovation, has started an affiliated consulting group that helps hospitals – particularly those serving rural communities – address challenges and assess opportunities in several critical areas, including C-suite staffing.

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Unraveling Genetic Mystery Next Step in Zika and Dengue Fight

Vanderbilt University

How a bacteria hijacked insect fertility remained a mystery for five decades, until Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Seth Bordenstein and his team helped solve it.

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Orlando Health Equips Primary Care Offices with New Eye Exam Technology

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Orlando Health Physician Associates is deploying a device that will make it easier than ever for diabetes patients to check their eye health during regular visits to their primary care physicians.

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How Do You Get Teens to Stop Cellphone Use While Driving? Survey Says, Show Them The Money

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Teens who admit to texting while driving may be convinced to reduce risky cellphone use behind the wheel when presented with financial incentives such as auto-insurance apps that monitor driving behavior, according to a new survey conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). However, while more than 90 percent of teens surveyed said they were willing to give up sending or reading text messages, almost half indicated that they would want to retain some control over phone functions such as music and navigation.

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Scientists Use Rocket Scanner to Learn How Whales Hear

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Researchers have used a scanner designed for rockets to collect the first-ever computed tomography (CT) scan of an entire minke whale. By combining the CT scan results with custom-developed computer simulation tools, the researchers model how the whales hear sounds produced by other whales or by human-created (anthropogenic) sources such as ship propellers.

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