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    23-Jul-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605659

US Physicians Put Patients’ Best Interests Above Concerns About Health Care Costs

Mayo Clinic

A new study of attitudes about health care costs reveals that an overwhelming majority of U.S. physicians feel a responsibility to address costs, but prioritize their obligations to patients’ best interests over cost concerns. Results of the random survey of 2,500 U.S. physicians are published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

22-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605701

Unemployment Linked to Reduced Use of Preventive Care

Health Behavior News Service

Fluctuations in the unemployment rate affect people’s health care choices, finds a new study in Health Services Research.

23-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605703

Pathways Activated in Most K9 Bone Tumors not Driving the Worst Bone Tumors

University of Colorado Cancer Center

CU Cancer Center and CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center study shows NOTCH signaling elevated in K9 osteosarcoma, but aspects of Notch signaling noticeably deactivated in the worst cancers.

23-Jul-2013 2:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 605690

Oxygen – Key to Most Life – Decelerates Many Cancer Tumors When Combined with Radiation Therapy

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A multidisciplinary team at UT Southwestern Medical Center has found that measuring the oxygenation of tumors can be a valuable tool in guiding radiation therapy, opening the door for personalized therapies that keep tumors in check with oxygen enhancement.

23-Jul-2013 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605692

Fred Hutch Team Receives $4M From the National Cancer Institute to Develop Precision Cancer Treatments

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

A research team headed by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists Christopher Kemp, Ph.D., and Carla Grandori, M.D., Ph.D., has received a $4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop precision therapies that selectively kill cancer cells while sparing normal, healthy tissue.

23-Jul-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605688

Gene that May Stop the Spread of Breast Cancer is Identified

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

In cancer, the spread of tumor cells from the primary site to other parts of the body is called metastasis and is a major cause of death, especially in patients with breast cancer. A new study by Kiran Chada, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, shows that metastasis in breast cancer and the risk of death are reduced when the function of the gene HGMA2, is limited. This finding, published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), may be used to develop therapeutic treatments for patients.

23-Jul-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 605677

Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Even More Virulent Now

North Carolina State University

The plant pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine in the 1840s lives on today with a different genetic blueprint and an even larger arsenal of weaponry to harm and kill plants.

23-Jul-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 605676

Faster, Simpler Diagnosis for Fibromyalgia May be on the Horizon

Ohio State University

Researchers have developed a reliable way to use a finger-stick blood sample to detect fibromyalgia syndrome, a complicated pain disorder that often is difficult to diagnose.

23-Jul-2013 11:00 AM EDT
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    23-Jul-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 605656

New Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia Published by the American College of Gastroenterology

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of achalasia, a primary motor disorder of the esophagus, appear in the August issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology.

22-Jul-2013 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 605661

Wayne State Receives NSF Grant to Develop Strategic Plan for Field-Based Water Research Center

Wayne State University Division of Research

Wayne State University researchers announced today a $25,000 planning grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a strategic plan for a field-based water research center.

23-Jul-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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