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Few Women with History of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Take a Recommended Genetic Test

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More than 80 percent of women living with a history of breast or ovarian cancer at high-risk of having a gene mutation have never taken the test that can detect it.

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To Reduce Postoperative Pain, Consider Sleep — and Caffeine

A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain.

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Kathryn Hastie Wins Spicer Award for Lassa Virus Work at SLAC’s X-Ray Synchrotron

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Kathryn Hastie, staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute, has spent the last decade studying how the deadly Lassa virus – which causes up to half a million cases of Lassa fever each year in West Africa – enters human cells via a cell surface receptor.

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Macular Degeneration, age-related macular degeneration, Angiogenesis, Vision, eye and vision research, Eye Disease, Ophthalmology

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Make Way for Hemoglobin

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Harvard Medical School researchers have identified the mechanism behind red blood cell specialization. Their findings could spark the development of new treatments for blood disorders and cancers.

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