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Article ID: 703944

Research on imaging in radiation oncology featured in Red Journal special issue

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology•Biology•Physics (Red Journal) focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology. The collection explores topics such as improving accuracy with patient positioning, defining radiation therapy volumes using imaging, imaging of functional biomarkers, the role of imaging in post-treatment care, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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14-Nov-2018 2:15 PM EST

Article ID: 704018

Victims of Gun Violence Tell Their Stories: Everyday Violence, 'Feelings of Hopelessness'

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Invited to share their personal stories, victims of urban gun violence describe living with violence as a "common everyday experience" and feeling abandoned by police and other societal institutions, reports a study in the November/December Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704019

Study Reveals More Water in the Earth’s Interior Than Expected

Stony Brook University

A study of the seismic structure beneath the Mariana Trench by a team of researchers from Stony Brook University and Washington University indicates that about three or four times more water is dragged deep into the earth’s interior than previously thought.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704026

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The study, led by UCLA professors Claudio Scafoglio and David Shackelford, suggests that a biomarker can help scientists detect lung cancer earlier, when it is much easier to treat.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704017

A checklist for employee training

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have created a checklist organizations can use when developing, implementing and evaluating training programs for their employees. The checklist provides actionable guidance for practitioners at all stages of training program implementation.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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Article ID: 703904

Streamlined method helps people with diabetes act on CGM data

Endocrine Society

Endocrine Society experts have expanded their efforts to develop streamlined methods for continuous glucose monitor (CGM) users to better manage their blood sugar levels.

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14-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 704011

UCI researchers discover molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine

University of California, Irvine

Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine used to treat a variety of illnesses and disorders including diabetes, pain, headaches, paralysis and epilepsy.

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14-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704003

‘Hopeful technology’ could change detection, diagnosis of deadly ovarian cancer

Washington University in St. Louis

Ovarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 women in the U.S. each year, ranking fifth among cancer deaths in women. A multidisciplinary team at Washington University has found an innovative way to use sound and light to diagnose ovarian tumors, which may lead to a promising new diagnostic imaging technique to improve current standard of care.

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14-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703987

NASA telescope’s ‘non-detection’ of first interstellar object in solar system leads team of astronomers to conclusions about mystery object's size, reflectivity

Northern Arizona University

Led by Northern Arizona University astronomy professor David Trilling, the group determined ’Oumuamua's general size, which was too small to be seen by the telescope, as well as finding it may be 10 times more reflective than comets in the solar system.

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14-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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