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Researchers Identify Way Radiation May Fight Cancer Cells Escaping Immune System


A team of Georgia State University researchers is fighting cancers using a combination of therapies and recently found ways that radiation could maximize responses to novel immune-based therapeutic approaches to fight cancer.
1-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Young African-Americans Underestimate Stroke Risk, According to Nursing Study


Young African-Americans often hold a distorted view of their personal risk for a stroke, two nursing researchers at Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions say in a recently published study in the...
1-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

College Students’ Internet Overuse Leads Families to Connect and Conflict, New Study Finds


College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
21-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Get $792,000 Award to Study Combination Radiation and Immunotherapy for Cancer


A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with the Winship Cancer Institute, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to fight cancers using a combination of therapies.
21-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Biomarkers May Influence Drug Design and Alternative Treatments of Cancer, Study Shows


Researchers have discovered gene-targets (biomarkers) that may enable alternative treatments or the potential design of new drugs that target metastasis-promoting tumor genes.
21-Jan-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Race a Factor in Repeated Victimizations of People with Mental Illness, Georgia State Study Finds


Researchers at Georgia State University in Atlanta found that African-Americans living with mental illness were more likely to suffer repeated violence against them than are mentally ill white people, in the first study of its kind to look at...
19-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researcher Gets Grant to Study How Immune System Can Prevent Inflammatory Bowel Diseases


A Georgia State University researcher has received a private grant of nearly $300,000 to investigate how the immune system can prevent inflammatory bowel disease.
13-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Body Tightly Controls Inflammatory Response to Pathogens, Study Finds


The body can control inflammatory response triggered by invasions of microbial pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, a discovery that could lead to the development of new therapeutic agents for uncontrolled inflammation, according to researchers...
28-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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