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Newswise: Inside the mind of the online shopper

Article ID: 714376

Inside the mind of the online shopper

University of Delaware

A new study found online shoppers are more concerned with finding a good deal, whereas offline shoppers care more about the overall quality and purchase of the experience. Type of purchase, age and gender are also key factors that factor into online vs. offline consumer behavior.

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13-Jun-2019 8:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Vitamin D metabolite helps stop drug-resistant cancer

Article ID: 714374

Vitamin D metabolite helps stop drug-resistant cancer

South Dakota State University

The vitamin D metabolite calcitriol and its analog calcipotriol can block one of the mechanisms through which cancer cells gain resistance to chemotherapy drugs—and can selectively kill those drug-resistant cells.

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13-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disability in older adults

Article ID: 714315

Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disability in older adults

Tufts University

Tufts University researchers led the first study to evaluate the association between biomarkers of vitamin K status and mobility limitation and disability, and found older adults with low levels of circulating vitamin K were more likely to develop these conditions.

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13-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714366

Many choices seems promising until you actually have to choose

University at Buffalo

People faced with more options than they can effectively consider want to make a good decision, but feel they’re unable to do so, according to the results of a novel study from the University at Buffalo. Despite the apparent opportunities presented by a lot of options, the need to choose creates a “paralyzing paradox,” say the authors. “You want to make a good choice, but feel like you can’t."

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13-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 714360

People using third-party apps to analyze personal genetic data

University of Washington

The burgeoning field of personal genetics appeals to people who want to learn more about themselves, their family and their propensity for diseases. More and more consumers are using services like 23andMe to learn about their genetic blueprint.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Roswell Park Physician Leads Development of New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

Article ID: 714361

Roswell Park Physician Leads Development of New Multiple Myeloma Imaging Guidelines

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jens Hillengass, MD, Chief of Myeloma at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, led an International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) effort to compile new recommendations for imaging techniques that offer more sensitive and accurate diagnosis and monitoring for patients with multiple myeloma and other plasma-cell disorders.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714170

Deadly tick-borne virus cured with experimental flu drug, in mice

Washington University in St. Louis

An investigational flu drug cures mice infected with the rare but deadly Bourbon virus, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings potentially could lead to a treatment.

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10-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act

Article ID: 714353

Once thought to be asexual, single-celled parasites caught in the act

Washington University in St. Louis

The single-celled parasite Leishmania can reproduce sexually, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The finding could pave the way towards finding genes that help the parasite cause disease.

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