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Article ID: 693056

Roswell Park Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes that May Help Explain Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified epigenetic differences in the breast cancer tumors of African-American women and women of European descent, shedding light on one mechanism by which race may influence the way breast cancer develops.

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Article ID: 693057

Sedentary Lifestyle Drastically Increases Risk of Dying from Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have once again identified a link between physical inactivity and an increased risk of mortality among cancer patients, emphasizing the importance of regular exercise as therapy for cancer patients both during and after treatment.

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Article ID: 693054

Turning the Light Switch on to Treat Chronic Pain

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Chronic bladder pain affects millions with abdominal discomfort that increases as their bladder fills, causing excessive urinary urgency and frequency. Neuroscientists used optogenetics in experiments with mice to switch on and off the neurons that signal bladder pain.

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Article ID: 693062

Mayo Clinic的研究发现没有证据表明麻醉会降低儿童的智力

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic的一项研究发现没有任何证据支持接受麻醉anesthesia的三岁以前的儿童的智商会低于没有接受麻醉的儿童。 而更复杂的结果出现在接受多次麻醉的儿童群体中:尽管他们在智力上与其他儿童没有区别,但他们在测量精细运动技能的测试中得分较低,并且他们的父母也更可能会报告他们有行为和学习上的问题。 以上这些发现发表在《麻醉学》(Anesthesiology)杂志上。

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Article ID: 693059

Transplanted Livers Help Body Defend Against Organ Rejection, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

Mayo Clinic

For decades, transplant experts have observed that liver transplant recipients often need less anti-rejection medication, known as immunosuppressive drugs, than recipients of other solid organs. Similarly, when patients receive a multiple-organ transplant that includes the liver along with any other organ, they need less immunosuppressive medication and have less incidence of rejection even if they are highly sensitive to cellular bad actors, known as antigens, from the donor organs.

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Article ID: 693050

NIH Funds a Research Consortium to Address Firearm Deaths Among U.S. Children and Teens

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development recently awarded $5 million to U-M to lead a research-capacity-building grant that involves more than 20 researchers at 12 universities and health systems across the nation.

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Article ID: 692852

Early Skin Cancer More Accurately Diagnosed by Dermatologist Than Other Providers

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

PAs increasingly used in dermatology to cut costs and improve access, but are less likely than dermatologists to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according to new research.

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Early First Deployment, or Short Time Between Deployments, Increases Risk for Attempting Suicide in Soldiers

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Soldiers who deploy twice in one year, with six months or less between each deployment, could be at an increased risk for attempted suicide during or after their second deployment, according to a study published April 18.

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Article ID: 692844

Three Solutions to Maximize the Clinical Benefit and Affordability of Targeted Cancer Drugs

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A group led by the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania has proposed three solutions to maximize the clinical benefit and affordability of targeted cancer drugs.

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