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Breast Cancer Prognosis of African-American Patients May Improve with Administration of Chemotherapy Before Surgery, Study Finds

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Administering chemotherapy to African-American breast cancer patients prior to surgery could improve their prognosis and survival rates from the disease, according to a new study.
19-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

GeoVax to Collaborate with Georgia State on Development of Hepatitis B Therapeutic Vaccine

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The Georgia State University Research Foundation has entered into a research collaboration agreement with GeoVax Labs, Inc., a Georgia-based biotechnology company developing human vaccines, to advance development of a therapeutic vaccine for...
17-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Enzyme Could Protect Against Type of Colorectal Cancer By Suppressing Tumors, Study Finds

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An enzyme that plays an active role in inflammation could be a natural way to suppress tumors and ulcers in the colon that are found in colitis associated cancer (CAC), a type of colorectal cancer that is driven by chronic inflammation, according to...
3-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Intimate and Social Relationships Important for Older Adults in Assisted Living, Study Finds

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Intimate and social relationships remain important for older adults residing in assisted-living facilities, according to a recent study.
7-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Georgia State Opens South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica

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Dr. Stuart Jefferies, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, will lead a multi-institutional team in opening the South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica and installing and operating instruments that will...
29-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Amphetamine May Slow Rise of Body Temperature and Mask Fatigue to Enhance Endurance, Study Finds

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Amphetamine may slow down the rise of temperature in the body and mask fatigue, which could allow athletes to run significantly longer but result in potentially dangerous overheating of muscles, according to a study.
29-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Many Primary Care Doctors Are Reluctant to Talk About Medical Errors, Study Finds

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While most primary care physicians would provide some information about a medical error, only a minority would fully disclose important information about potentially harmful medical errors to patients, a new survey shows.
28-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Violence Against Children Costs South Africa $16.85 Billion Annually, Researchers Say

Violence against children in South Africa cost the nation R238.58 billion (equivalent to $16.85 billion in U.S. dollars) in 2015, Save the Children South Africa revealed at a press conference today (Nov. 23).
23-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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