A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found.
– Loyola University Health System|12/11/2013 10:30 AM EST
The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
– Temple University|12/11/2013 10:00 AM EST
A new book by Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the Family Research Lab and professor emeritus of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, brings together more than four decades of research that makes the definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior.
– University of New Hampshire|12/11/2013 10:00 AM EST
Mathematicians around the world have decided to launch an international project, Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE), to demonstrate how their field of expertise contributes directly to our well being.
– Universite de Montreal|12/11/2013 9:30 AM EST
Some may have wondered about about a series of pink flags that were later supplanted by white chalk designs on the area between the Admission office and the Taylor Science Center at Hamilton College. It was all part of a project for “Frauds and Fantastic Claims in Archaeology.”
– Hamilton College|12/11/2013 9:30 AM EST
A prison sentence may not always have negative consequences for children of the incarcerated, says University of California, Irvine sociologist Kristin Turney. In a new study, she finds that when an uninvolved dad spends time behind bars, there are no negative effects on his parenting.
– American Sociological Association (ASA)|12/11/2013 8:45 AM EST
In a new study, women with relatively small, HER2-positive breast tumors who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted therapy following surgery or radiation therapy were very unlikely to have the cancer recur within a few years of treatment, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers will report at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
– Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|12/11/2013 8:30 AM EST
Next to colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer is the most common form of cancer in women with Lynch syndrome. Mounting evidence suggests routine Lynch syndrome testing be done on every endometrial cancer specimen. Raising awareness of endometrial cancer’s association with Lynch syndrome will identify more treatable cancers.
– Norris Cotton Cancer CenterDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center|12/11/2013 8:00 AM EST
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